tedious

[ tee-dee-uhs, tee-juhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF tedious
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To turn an interesting thief into a tedious honest man was not his aim.

It would be tedious to relate each step of the ensuing negotiations.

You may think you're very romantic, but I think you're just a tedious fool!

Vivian waited a full hour afterwards in tedious suspense in the study.

Not to be tedious, they had many other beliefs of a similar kind.

He would find it noisy and tedious, even if it were intelligible.

The one announces no tedious waits; the other no tiresome measures.

In this tedious and protracted inquiry he had no instructor, nor assistant, nor adviser.

But it is rather a long story, and I hope I shall not be tedious.'

Only that and one other message broke the tedious eternity of that long hour.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Old French tedieus, from Late Latin taediosus "wearisome, irksome, tedious," from Latin taedium (see tedium).

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