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- n. The quality of being tedious; wearisomeness; prolixity; tiresomeness; slowness; tedium.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being tedious; wearisomeness; prolixity; tiresomeness; slowness: tedium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dullness owing to length or slowness
Its tediousness is proverbial; and so special is the care of life and the resolution to prevent a catastrophe, that not even was Crab permitted to travel in our carriage, which was attached to the train.
Yes, wherever the blame lies, there can be no doubt about it, that what this hilarious scoffer calls the tediousness of the way is but a too common experience among many of those who, tediousness and all, will still cleave fast to it and will never leave it.
The other kind of tediousness is only relative: a reader may find a work dull because he has no interest in the question treated of in it, and this means that his intellect is restricted.
The trial lasted a whole hour, the intention being, I suppose, to reproduce that tediousness which is so characteristic of real trials.
Then again, what Atheist calls the "tediousness" of the journey has undoubtedly a great hand in making some half-in-earnest men sceptics, if not scoffers.
"tediousness" upon Leonato and by his own impatience.
Mixing in other characters helped reduce the tediousness of the fights.
Also, the fights are tedious in your opinion, not the opinions of other people; if your basic opinion on the tediousness of super-strength was true, most people would not have liked the recent Incredible Hulk movie.
Some of the biggest problems in medicine don't get written about, because they don't concern eye-catching things such as one patient's valiant struggle: they're protected from public scrutiny by a wall of tediousness.
After some mind-numbing tediousness, You're What? and A Sky Without Zeppelins have been linked, each chapter to the next, but I won't be posting the indexes until those stories are finished.
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