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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of bore. A bored woman selling souvenirs in Moscow.
- adj. suffering from boredom
- adj. uninterested, without attention
- adj. perforated by a hole or holes (through bioerosion or other)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. tired of the world; bored with life.
- adj. uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence. Opposite of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tired of the world
- adj. uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
As we have seen, it can be very difficult to distinguish between a gifted student who is genuinely bored with the pace of the regular curriculum and an underachiever who uses the term bored to describe her inner state of anxiety and emptiness.
Roweena returned her attention to her parchment, her expression bored.
The word "bored" is listed in Webster's dictionary as an adjective meaning weary and restless through lack of interest.
He was careful to keep his legs casually thrown out in front of him, his expression bored.
John promised to tell me more of his visit when he writes again — I intended answering one of the letters to night, but have been what I called bored,2 until now, and now one or two bores are in my room talking hard as they can I will go to bed soon as I finish this It is now nearly eleven or past ten —
To be bored is to stop reacting to the external world, and to explore the internal one.
And I would remain bored even if the story were packed with pages of detail aimed at establishing verisimilitude.
It was confused, then curious, and now plain bored within its digital prison.
She had no education, no work history, not a clue about how to behave outside the bedroom and the kitchen (shed fled the PTA in bored horror years earlier).
We might have driven off England and into the sea if not for a boy waving a torch in bored zigzags by the school entrance.