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synonyms for boresome

  • annoying
  • boring
  • dull
  • exhausting
  • ho-hum
  • laborious
  • monotonous
  • onerous
  • tedious
  • tired
  • tiring
  • uninteresting
  • a bit much
  • arduous
  • burdensome
  • demanding
  • difficult
  • drag
  • dragging
  • drudging
  • enervative
  • exacting
  • fatiguing
  • flat
  • hard
  • heavy
  • hefty
  • humdrum
  • irksome
  • nowhere
  • oppressive
  • strenuous
  • too much
  • tough
  • trying
  • uncool
  • unrelieved
  • vexatious
  • wearing
  • wearisome
  • wearying
  • yawn

antonyms for boresome

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  • active
  • easy
  • eventful
  • exciting
  • interesting
  • light
  • lively
  • trivial
  • facile
  • fun
  • nice
  • stimulating
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How to use boresome in a sentence

The internal condition is determinative, for things that are boresome to one may be very interesting to another.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
It seems a pity that pleasant happenings make time pass quickly and sad and boresome things make it drag.
VACATION WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
Well, Judge, life has become rather boresome, so I thought I would drop in and ask you to do me a small favor.
CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSSIR JAMES M. BARRIE
My protests, as always, proving futile, I spent a very boresome time flying backandforth over the same patch of ground.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
Courageously she was resolving that she would take the first opportunity to escape from this boresome routine of pleasure-seeking.
THE APARTMENT NEXT DOORWILLIAM ANDREW JOHNSTON
Two days ago the world about her had seemed a carefree, pleasant, even if sometimes boresome place.
THE APARTMENT NEXT DOORWILLIAM ANDREW JOHNSTON
It's rather boresome taking visitors around Memorial—Oh, they won't hear!
BRENDA'S WARDHELEN LEAH REED
Her musical parties are rigidly musical and to me, therefore, rigidly boresome, especially as she herself sings very little.
THE LETTERS OF HENRY JAMES (VOLUME I)HENRY JAMES
They do not abound in the boresome self-conscious quietude that some producers have substituted for the usual twitching.
THE ART OF THE MOVING PICTUREVACHEL LINDSAY
When he thought that the explanation of some invention would be boresome, he put a little note at the foot of the page.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, AUGUST, 1931VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BORESOME

  • a bit much
  • annoying
  • arduous
  • boresome
  • boring
  • burdensome
  • demanding
  • difficult
  • drag
  • dragging
  • drudging
  • dull
  • enervative
  • exacting
  • exhausting
  • fatiguing
  • flat
  • hard
  • heavy
  • hefty
  • ho-hum
  • humdrum
  • irksome
  • laborious
  • monotonous
  • nowhere
  • onerous
  • oppressive
  • strenuous
  • tedious
  • tired
  • tiring
  • too much
  • tough
  • trying
  • uncool
  • uninteresting
  • unrelieved
  • vexatious
  • wearing
  • wearisome
  • wearying
  • yawn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.