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English adjective: tedious

1. tedious 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.


Synonymsboring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tiresome, wearisome


Similaruninteresting


Antonymsinteresting

2. tedious using or containing too many words


SamplesLong-winded (or windy) speakers.
Verbose and ineffective instructional methods.
Newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials.
Proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes.


Synonymslong-winded, verbose, windy, wordy


Similarprolix


Antonymsconcise









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