Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers Section II. Personal Affections
1. Passive Affections
NOUN: WEARINESS, defatigation [ obs.], ennui, boredom; lassitude ( fatigue) [See Fatigue]; drowsiness [See Inactivity].
DISGUST, nausea, loathing, sickness; satiety [See Satiety]; tdium vit [ L.] ( dejection) [See Dejection].
TEDIUM, wearisomeness, tediousness &c. adj.; heavy hours, dull work, monotony, twice-told tale; the enemy [time].
BORE, buttonholer, proser, dry-as-dust, fossil [ colloq.], wet blanket; pill, stiff [ both slang].
VERB: WEARY; tire ( fatigue) [See Fatigue]; bore; bore -, weary -, tire- -to death, - out of ones life, - out of all patience; set -, send- to sleep; buttonhole.
PALL, sicken, nauseate, disgust; harp on the same string; drag its -slow, - weary- length along.
never hear the last of; be tired &c. adj. of or with; yawn; die with ennui.
ADJECTIVE: WEARYING &c. v.; wearing; wearisome, tiresome, irksome; uninteresting, stupid, bald, devoid of interest, jejune, dry, monotonous, dull, arid, tedious, humdrum, mortal [ colloq.], flat; prosy, prosing; slow; soporific, somniferous, dormitive, opiate.
DISGUSTING &c. v.; unenjoyed.
WEARY; tired &c. v.; drowsy ( sleepy) [See Inactivity]; uninterested, flagging, used up, worn out, blasé [ F.], life-weary, weary of life; sick of.
ADVERB: WEARILY &c. adj.; usque ad nauseam [ L.].
QUOTATIONS: Time hanging heavily on ones hands.
Weary of myself and sick of asking What I am and what I ought to be.Arnold