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English adjective: boring

1. boring so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness


SamplesA 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.
Tedious days on the train.
The tiresome chirping of a cricket.
Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome.


Synonymsdeadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome


Similaruninteresting


Antonymsinteresting


English noun: boring

1. boring (act) the act of drilling


Synonymsdrilling


Broader (hypernym)creating by removal

2. boring (act) the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum


Synonymsdrilling, oil production


Broader (hypernym)production









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