Pronunciation of Wearing
/wˈe͡əɹɪŋ/, /wˈe‍əɹɪŋ/, /w_ˈeə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ/

Synonyms for wearing:

Sense 1

punishing, wear and tear, weary, backbreaking.

Sense 2

permanent, shattering, soporific, hypnotic.

Sense 4


Other synonyms and related words:

hypnotic, corroding, eating away, draining, Irksome, punishing, corrosion, erosion, article of clothing, shattering, wearable, effortful, vesture, soporific, eroding, dull, wear, wear and tear, weary, wearing away.

chafing (adjective)

grinding, rasping, Resisting, chafing, scrubbing, friction, rubbing, scraping.

difficult (adjective)

grinding, cantankerous, trying, complicated, severe, rough, stressful, hard, wearying, fussy, bothersome, harsh, tricky, demanding, complex, strenuous, cumbersome, contrary, burdensome, toilsome, troublesome, tight, oppressive, difficult, wearisome, onerous, uphill, adverse, knotty, rugged, laborious, tough, thorny, finicky, ticklish, arduous, formidable.

hard (adjective)


tiring (adjective)

draining, exhausting.

Sense 1 (noun)

punishing, soporific, weary, hypnotic.

act (noun)


friction (noun)

friction, abrasion, resistance.

wearing (noun)

erosion, wearying, eating away, exhausting, effortful, wearing away, eroding, wear, tiring.

chafing (verb)

grinding, scrubbing, grating, Fretting, Abrading, aggravating, Resisting, rasping, rubbing, scraping, Harassing, chafing, irritating, disturbing.

clothing (verb)

outfitting, wrapping, costuming, clothing, Attiring, dressing, Accoutering, Arraying.

fatiguing (verb)

exhausting, tiring, Frazzling, wearing down, enervating, running down, wearing out, flagging, Fatiguing, tuckering.

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