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The Collaborative Dictionary

Wearisome \Wea"ri*some\, a. Causing weariness; tiresome; tedious; weariful; as, a wearisome march; a wearisome day's work; a wearisome book. [1913 Webster] These high wild hills and rough uneven ways Draws out our miles, and makes them wearisome. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Irksome; tiresome; tedious; fatiguing; annoying; vexatious. See Irksome. [1913 Webster] -- Wea"ri*some*ly, adv. -- Wea"ri*some*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wearisome adj : so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome" [syn: boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome]

English

Adjective

  1. Tiresome, tedious or causing fatigue.
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