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Meaning of TIRESOME

Pronunciation:  'tIrsum

WordNet Dictionary
[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"

TIRESOME is a 8 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, uninteresting, wearisome



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tire"some\, a.
Fitted or tending to tire; exhausted; wearisome; fatiguing;
tedious; as, a tiresome journey; a tiresome discourse. --
{Tire"some*ly}, adv. -- {Tire"some*ness}, n.