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(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment

producing exhaustion

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A PAIR of pint-sized spooks take on a megalomaniac with great evil in a kids' flick that's big on eye candy but which has a plot even youngsters will find wearingly familiar.
The report was for the most part a pompous and wearingly repetitive rehearsal of what has long been known; but more destructively, it painted a picture of Darfur in which human suffering and destruction, as well as the crimes that produced them, are rhetorically diminished and factually understated (it is simply astonishing that a document of more than 125 pages has no references, no footnotes, no citations--even when treating controversial subjects such as human mortality in Darfur).
As for the verifiable facts, the despotic are of the emperor's reign is wearingly familiar: from well-intentioned social reform (the standardisation of Chinese script) to barking lunacy: bestowing noble rank on a tree and dispatching a shipload of virgins to make contact with "the immortals".
Except in this case every wringed-out tear-jerking emotion seems not just false, but wearingly second-hand.
Hosea Gear cantered between the posts off a pass from Williams in a move that would become wearingly familiar to all inside Murrayfield.
displaced persons; continues to abet violence throughout Darfur; and has established a clear record of attacking, or engineering attacks against, UNAMID peacekeepers; the Nuba Mountains may be next By Eric Reeves September 13, 2008 -- It has become a wearingly familiar truism of "news" reporting and
Such wearingly predictable revelations hold no interest for me.
ENGLAND came second in a tri-nations contest for the men's 4,000m team pursuit title at the Commonwealth Games last night but the winner was wearingly familiar.
With its stream of streetwise Ali G dialogue, the tone is wearingly jokey in between some graphic violence.
Apair of pint-sized spooks take on an evil megalomaniac in a kids' flick that's big on eye candy but which has a plot even youngsters will find wearingly familiar.