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There is no rest for the weary.

Prov. Even people who are worn-out must continue to work. (Describes a situation in which a tired person has to do more work.) By the time I finished doing the laundry, it was so late I had to begin cooking supper for the family. There is no rest for the weary.
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weary of someone or something

to become tired of or bored with someone or something. I am beginning to weary of you. Isn't it time you were going? We soon wearied of chicken twice a week.
See also: of, weary

weary someone with something

to tire or bore someone with something. He wearied her with his constant requests. Please don't weary me with your complaints.
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weary of

v.
To lose patience with or interest in something or someone: I soon wearied of their constant bickering.
See also: of, weary
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That war weariness existed is certain, and Mobley's book synthesizes and documents that reality quite expertly.
He then added that "the mental and physical weariness that occurs in teachers over 60 years old" would tarnish the quality of education offered.
Ilias Vrettakos, a vice president of the main public sector union ADEDY, acknowledged weariness in the fifth strike this year by major public and private sector unions.
Or perhaps it was not one song in particular - just a general weariness of elevator music that prompted workers at 13 Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles offices (Eugene's DMV wasn't one of them) to suggest recently that the state could save the $160 a month it costs to feed Muzak into the lobbies where drivers come to take exams, renew licenses and register vehicles.
Gum chewers also reported reduced weariness and less perceived effort to undertake activities.
Your problem does sound like a classic case of short-cycling, although you should check for signs of wear or weariness in the feed-back mechanism, particularly the cartridge guides.
Previous studies have linked tension and pressure at work to weariness and other lifestyle diseases but only a few have evaluated the relation of working hours to anxiety and depression, BBC reported.
Before the series began, Sri Lanka threatened to rest their stars should they show signs of weariness after three games.
1 : able to withstand weariness, hardship, or severe weather
AM I being an old curmudgeon expressing weariness about the number of Super lamb nanas in the city?
The photographer selected one image from each of the five seasons to illustrate the Latin song Gaudeamus igitur--life's journey from the joys of youth to the weariness of old age and beyond.
To forget the weariness of Winter ; to stretch your limbs afresh ; to sense the vigour of Spring in your blood ; to feel the sun again ; these have been your desires throughout the long Winter blackout.
McCarthy conceded that his side were starting to feel weariness following a hectic few weeks.
Perkins, with her weariness, makes the unsympathetic Celia if not sympathetic, at least understandable, while Parker coolly traverses Nancy's many faces -- from an Alice-in-Wonderland bemused/confused drug dealer to a caring mom -- with style.
He handles the task with aplomb though, at times, the listener picks up an understandable weariness with this long narrative.