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  1. boredadjective

    suffering from boredom

    Etymology: From the verb to bore 'annoy', itself of unknown origin

  2. boredadjective

    uninterested, without attention

    The piano teacher's bored look betrayed he wasn't paying much attention to his pupil's boringly stereotype rendition of the brilliantly composed etudes

    Etymology: From the verb to bore 'annoy', itself of unknown origin

  3. boredadjective

    perforated by a hole or holes (through bioerosion or other)

    Etymology: From the verb to bore 'annoy', itself of unknown origin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bored, world-wearyadjective

    tired of the world

    "bored with life"; "strolled through the museum with a bored air"

  2. blase, boredadjective

    uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence

    "his blase indifference"; "a petulant blase air"; "the bored gaze of the successful film star"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bored

    of Bore

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bored' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3207

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bored' in Adjectives Frequency: #805

Anagrams for bored »

  1. robed

  2. orbed

  3. brode

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bored in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bored in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of bored in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Astor:

    The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.

  2. Lou Holtz:

    If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- you don't have enough goals.

  3. Ioana Markopoulos:

    Only ignorants get bored

  4. Frank Sinatra:

    The manager hinted that his client could make a comeback at some point in time, telling the AP, When Frank Sinatra sang' My Way,' that was Frank Sinatra goodbye song. And Frank Sinatra got bored and Frank Sinatra was back for 20 years.

  5. Sam Bompas:

    I'm kind of bored of every bar and restaurant opening in London that's down south American cooking, or Korean food, and it's staffed by waiters or chefs who've been on holiday somewhere and been inspired by it, and it having no real relationship to the local area or local history, or local meaning, so with' Alcoholic Architecture,' Alcoholic Architecture's about escapism and fun -- but at the same time Alcoholic Architecture's totally based on the local history.

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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. abandon
    • B. flair
    • C. hypernym
    • D. encumbrance

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