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wearisome

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wearisome \Wea"ri*some\, adjective Causing weariness; tiresome; tedious; weariful; as, a wearisome march; a wearisome day's work; a wearisome book.

These high wild hills and rough uneven ways Draws out our miles, and makes them wearisome. --Shak.

Syn: Irksome; tiresome; tedious; fatiguing; annoying; vexatious. See {Irksome}. -- {Wea"ri*some*ly}, adverb -- {Wea"ri*some*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

wearisome

adjective

1: 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" [syn: {boring}, {deadening}, {dull}, {ho-hum}, {irksome}, {slow}, {tedious}, {tiresome}, {wearisome}]


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