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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tediousness, tedium, tiresomenessnoun

    dullness owing to length or slowness


  1. tediousnessnoun

    The quality of being tedious; wearisomeness; prolixity; tiresomeness; slowness; tedium.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Tediousnessnoun

    Etymology: from tedious.

    In vain we labour to persuade them, that any thing can take away the tediousness of prayer, except it be brought to the same measure and form which themselves assign. Richard Hooker.

    Since brevity’s the soul of wit,
    And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes,
    I will be brief. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    In those very actions whereby we are especially perfected in this life we are not able to persist; forced we are with very weariness, and that often, to interrupt them; which tediousness cannot fall into those operations that are in the state of bliss when our union with God is compleat. Richard Hooker, b. i.

    More than kisses, letters mingle souls,
    For thus friends absent speak: this ease controuls
    The tediousness of my life. John Donne.

    She distastes them all within a while;
    And in the sweetest finds a tediousness. Davies.


  1. tediousness

    Tediousness refers to the quality or state of being tiresome, boring, monotonous, or uninteresting due to length, slowness, or repetition. This could apply to tasks, jobs, activities, or even conversations that require a lot of time and patience, and often seem to lack variation or excitement.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tediousness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tediousness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of tediousness in a Sentence

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life.

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