boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome(adj)
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
"a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
Causing fatigue or boredom; wearisome.
Eventually his long stories became tiresome.
fitted or tending to tire; exhausted; wearisome; fatiguing; tedious; as, a tiresome journey; a tiresome discourse
The numerical value of tiresome in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of tiresome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of tiresome in a Sentence
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
Grown ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
I used to fly the planes, but I don't like flying planes no more, it's a little bit longer and a little bit more tiresome, but I feel a little bit more safer on the train.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
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- empipadorCatalan, Valencian
- pitkästyttävä, rasittavaFinnish
- barbant, ennuyeuse, ennuyeuxFrench
- unalmas, idegesítő, fárasztóHungarian
- fastidiosa, fastidioso, noiosa, noiosoItalian
- утомительный, скучныйRussian
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