Part of speech: adjective

Worn or wearied by travel.

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Usage examples "wayworn":

  1. Some were young, others had white beards- all were weary and wayworn; but the saddest sight was an old woman, so decrepit that she could scarcely walk. - "Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah", Sir Richard Francis Burton.
  2. Possibly the tale of the stone shown in its lettering urged wayworn travellers to halt and rest within the welcoming door. - "Stage-coach and Tavern Days", Alice Morse Earle.
  3. Wayworn and footsore, fatigued and hungry, they yet pursue their toilsome march, intent upon the attainment of the one object of their pilgrimage. - "The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine", Francis Miltoun.