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Tedium definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TE'DIUM, n. [L. toedium.] Irksomeness; wearisomeness.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the feeling of being bored by something tedious [syn: boredom, ennui, tedium]
2: dullness owing to length or slowness [syn: tediousness, tedium, tiresomeness]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin taedium disgust, irksomeness, from taed?re to disgust, weary Date: 1662 1. the quality or state of being tedious ; tediousness; also boredom 2. a tedious period of time <long tediums of strained anxiety H. G. Wells>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the state of being tedious; boredom. Etymology: L taedium f. taedere to weary

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tedium Te"di*um, n. [L. taedium, fr. taedet it disgusts, it wearies one.] Irksomeness; wearisomeness; tediousness. [Written also t[ae]dium.] --Cowper. To relieve the tedium, he kept plying them with all manner of bams. --Prof. Wilson. The tedium of his office reminded him more strongly of the willing scholar, and his thoughts were rambling. --Dickens.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you talk about the tedium of a job, task, or situation, you think it is boring and rather frustrating. She began to wonder whether she wouldn't go mad with the tedium of the job. = boredom N-UNCOUNT: oft N of n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. See tediousness.

Moby Thesaurus

alliteration, angst, anguish, anxiety, assonance, banality, boredom, changelessness, cheerlessness, chime, colorlessness, dingdong, discomfort, discomposure, discontent, dislike, displeasure, disquiet, dissatisfaction, doldrums, drabness, dread, dreariness, drone, dullness, emptiness, ennui, existential woe, flatness, grimness, harping, humdrum, inquietude, insipidity, insipidness, invariability, irksomeness, jingle, jingle-jangle, joylessness, lack of pleasure, long-windedness, malaise, monotone, monotony, nausea, near rhyme, nongratification, nonsatisfaction, painfulness, pitter-patter, repeated sounds, repetitiousness, repetitiveness, rhyme, routine, savorlessness, singsong, slant rhyme, spleen, stale repetition, staleness, tastelessness, tediousness, tiresomeness, trot, uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness, unhappiness, unnecessary repetition, unpleasure, unsatisfaction, vapidity, vexation of spirit, wearisomeness, yawn



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