Thesaurus / boredom


Podcasts, music, and other audio can transport listeners and enhance enjoyment in environments where the increased focus is required or where boredom must be kept at bay.

As soaring stock markets and boredom have taken over the psyches of those locked in at home, would-be Robinhood challengers are also taking advantage of the times.

Welcome to the investing warsLucinda ShenDecember 15, 2020Fortune

Before the pandemic, podcasts helped me stave off boredom on long-haul flights and kept me company during sleepless nights when my body was in one time zone and my mind was in another.

Forced into partnership, in a silent pact, we agreed to compete—to treat our schoolwork like a video game and establish a high score for it, staving off boredom and distracting ourselves from the torments that arrived at the hands of our peers.

It’s well-documented that boredom can lead to mistakes or inattention.

However, experts note, boredom and feeling cooped up is far better than taking a risk of getting sick.

He gave one the impression of just protecting himself from boredom by habitual loyalty and a finely tempered sense of duty.

Rustic SoundsFrancis Darwin

His features, designed for sensuous composure, brood in a sad and sulky resignation to the boredom of delay.

Inwardly he tingled and glowed, but his face showed nothing but boredom and disgust.

The Gray PhantomHerman Landon

To the best of my recollection, we did not know what boredom meant.

The RetrospectAda Cambridge


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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.