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boredom

noun bore·dom \ˈbr-dəm\

: the state of being bored

Full Definition of BOREDOM

:  the state of being weary and restless through lack of interest

Examples of BOREDOM

  1. On days when few customers came to shop, Bob felt overwhelmed by boredom.
  2. the boredom of a long car trip

First Known Use of BOREDOM

1852

Rhymes with BOREDOM

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