from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Causing fatigue or boredom; wearisome. See Synonyms at boring.
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- adj. Causing fatigue or boredom; wearisome.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fitted or tending to tire; exhausted; wearisome; fatiguing; tedious
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to tire; exhausting the strength; fatiguing: as, a tiresome journey.
- Exhausting the patience or attention; wearisome; tedious; prosy.
- Synonyms and
- Tedious, Irksome, etc. See wearisome.
- Dull, humdrum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
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The incidents of what she describes as a tiresome life have taught her the value of masculine frankness -- ultra-masculine, I call it.
Also tiresome is the occasional foreboding advice dispensed by an astral deity called the Moon Lady.
(I think Family Guy is a truly awful show, but I can tell you why in tiresome detail.)
I’m sorry, this is just plain tiresome; I have had root canals that were less tedious.
Your desire to work on ways to push people in their thinking about books without being tiresome is something I’ve struggled with for a long time.
We are certainly sure they come across that way to someone whose argument is witless, humourless, unoriginal, lazy and just plain tiresome.
One of the linchpins of what I've described as the tiresome argument is the question of what it means to be human.
But the fact that the people for whom primarily it was written have taken it to their hearts and have it on their lips ought to have prevented it being called tiresome by a senator of France.
As affording more rest and not being tiresome, which is a serious objection to the kneeling and squatting position as applicable to the tender female of our civilization.
Try not to get weary, respected reader, of so much of what I am afraid most people will call tiresome preaching.