(noun, adjective, verb)


1. producing exhaustion

- the visit was especially wearing

Similar word(s): effortful, exhausting, tiring, wearying


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

Similar word(s): eroding, erosion

Definition categories: process

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

- she bought it for everyday wear

Similar word(s): wear

Definition categories: act, deed

Sentences with wearing as a noun:

- formal crown-wearings


1. present participle of wear