tediousness

[ tee-dee-uhs, tee-juhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF tediousness

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Tediousness is the sure result of any of these faults of style.

I did not choose that he should bestow all his tediousness on me.

Franklin is beguiling the tediousness of the way with a tale.

For the present, however, I will bestow upon you no more of my tediousness.'

Yet there was now and then an accident or exploit which relieved the tediousness of study-time.

I warn some of my readers to escape from the tediousness, if they cannot value the curiosity.

They loved, I will not say tediousness, but length and a train of circumstances in a narration.

The way is long and we shall have much ado to beguile the tediousness of it.

Shall he beguile the tediousness of a wet day in camp with books and papers?

Let us omit some portion of his tediousness, and allow him to go on with his tale.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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