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Tiresomeness   Listen

Dullness owing to length or slowness.  Synonyms: tediousness, tedium.

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"Tiresomeness" Quotes from Famous Books

... well with an idle, solitary mariner, lying at length in his vessel at rest on one of these canals, waiting for his company, or for a fare, the tiresomeness of which situation is somewhat alleviated by the songs and poetical stories he has in memory. He often raises his voice as loud as he can, which extends itself to a vast distance over the tranquil mirror; and as all is still around, he is, as it were, in a solitude in the midst of ...
— The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2 • George Gordon Byron

... acquaintance with the fashionable and political world, has had every means of forming his opinion on this subject, lays it down as an axiom, that none but a rich man, or a great man, can be a great bore; others are not endured long enough in society, to come to the perfection of tiresomeness. ...
— Tales & Novels, Vol. IX - [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] • Maria Edgeworth

Words linked to "Tiresomeness" :   dullness, tedium, drag, tiresome

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