What does tiresome mean?

Definitions for tiresome
ˈtaɪər səmtire·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. tiresome(Adjective)

    Causing fatigue or boredom; wearisome.

    Eventually his long stories became tiresome.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tiresome(adj)

    fitted or tending to tire; exhausted; wearisome; fatiguing; tedious; as, a tiresome journey; a tiresome discourse

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How to say tiresome in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tiresome in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tiresome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of tiresome in a Sentence

  1. Henry Adams:

    As for America, it is the ideal fruit of all your youthful hopes and reforms. Everybody is fairly decent, respectable, domestic, bourgeois, middle-class, and tiresome. There is absolutely nothing to revile except that it's a bore.

  2. Antoine De Saint-Exupery:

    Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.

  3. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.

  4. Antoine de Saint-Exupery:

    Grown ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.

  5. Ruben Barry Hubbard:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of tiresome

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