Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a wearisome manner; tediously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a wearisome manner; tediously; so as to cause weariness.

Etymologies

wearisome +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In my opinion, Glee was wearisomely misguided to use that particular track by that particular artist in that particular setting, but that is all.

    Gwyneth's choice of song in Glee was a bit off. But that's all | Barbara Ellen

  • Mr. Allen's "Honeymoon Motel," a formaldehyde-scented two-door farce in which a middle-age satyr (Steve Guttenberg) runs off with his stepson's much younger bride-to-be (Ari Graynor), is an outright embarrassment, not merely because of the what-was-he-thinking plot but because of the wearisomely tired jokes, one of which is recycled from "Annie Hall" and the rest of which could have been.

    You Hear the One About the Hunchback?

  • The fact that Mr. Stickel hung around until he was 87 before leaving the building shouldn't change that. the comments were mostly crude, ill-informed, off-topic and wearisomely predictable

    Buying himself out (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • As has been previously remarked upon in this forum, the comments were mostly crude, ill-informed, off-topic and wearisomely predictable.

    Buying himself out (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The routine of calling for more European forces is growing wearisomely familiar.

    Afghanistan: air fares, not infantry needed

  • Um, some demure Toys wearisomely gloated close to this light .

    Planet-x.com.au » Collectables – Toys Collectables – Toys

  • First HubbyAt a glance, Roy Blount Jr. 's first novel looks wearisomely high concept: the story of the first female U.S. president's husband.

    A Mixed Bag For Summer

  • They hammer away wearisomely at that single theme.

    So I did find a new Obama ad this morning.

  • Obama has been lucky so far that his novelty as the first serious black candidate for the office of President of the United States has caused people to overlook just how wearisomely familiar his brand of faded radical chic mixed with elitism is.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Eleven hours passed by not at all wearisomely to me, though my cousins and their children suffered much from cramp and fatigue, and at five, after an ascent of three hours, we began to descend towards a large tract of cultivated undulating country, in the centre of which is situated a large settlement called Truro.

    The Englishwoman in America

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