Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of WEARISOME

Pronunciation:  'weereesum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

WEARISOME is a 9 letter word that starts with W.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wea"ri*some\, a.
Causing weariness; tiresome; tedious; weariful; as, a
wearisome march; a wearisome day's work; a wearisome book.

      These high wild hills and rough uneven ways Draws out
      our miles, and makes them wearisome.     --Shak.

Syn: Irksome; tiresome; tedious; fatiguing; annoying;
     vexatious. See {Irksome}. -- {Wea"ri*some*ly}, adv. --
     {Wea"ri*some*ness}, n.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY