English adjective: tedious
|1.||tedious so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness|
|Samples||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.
Tedious days on the train.
The tiresome chirping of a cricket.
Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome.
|Synonyms||boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tiresome, wearisome|
|2.||tedious using or containing too many words|
|Samples||Long-winded (or windy) speakers.|
Verbose and ineffective instructional methods.
Newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials.
Proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes.
|Synonyms||long-winded, verbose, windy, wordy|