Weary vs Boring - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between weary and boring

is that weary is having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; tired; fatigued while boring is causing boredom.

As verbs the difference between weary and boring

is that weary is to make or to become weary while boring is .

As a noun boring is

a pit or hole which has been d.

weary

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Having the strength exhausted by toil or exertion; tired; fatigued.
  • :
  • *1623 , (William Shakespeare), (As You Like It) , :
  • *:I care not for my spirits if my legs were not weary .
  • *(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) (1807-1882)
  • *:[I] am weary , thinking of your task.
  • *
  • *:There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
  • Having one's patience, relish, or contentment exhausted; tired; sick.
  • :
  • Expressive of fatigue.
  • :
  • Causing weariness; tiresome.
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:weary way
  • *(Samuel Taylor Coleridge) (1772-1834)
  • *:There passed a weary time.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * wearily * weariness * wearisome

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To make or to become weary.
  • * Shakespeare (Julius Caesar )
  • So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers,
  • * Milton
  • I would not cease / To weary him with my assiduous cries.
  • * 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 4
  • Yet there was no time to be lost if I was ever to get out alive, and so I groped with my hands against the side of the grave until I made out the bottom edge of the slab, and then fell to grubbing beneath it with my fingers. But the earth, which the day before had looked light and loamy to the eye, was stiff and hard enough when one came to tackle it with naked hands, and in an hour's time I had done little more than further weary myself and bruise my fingers.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * (l)

    See also

    * wary English ergative verbs

    boring

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pit or hole which has been d.
  • * 1992 , J. Patrick Powers, Construction dewatering: new methods and applications , p. 191:
  • It is common in urban areas that a great many borings exist from prior construction work.
  • Fragments thrown up when something is bored or drilled.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Causing boredom.
  • What a boring film that was!

    Synonyms

    * dull, mind-numbing (colloquial), tedious * See also

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