adjective \ˈwir-ē-səm\

: causing you to feel bored, annoyed, or impatient

Full Definition of WEARISOME

:  causing weariness :  tiresome
wea·ri·some·ly adverb
wea·ri·some·ness noun

Examples of WEARISOME

  1. We had to listen to the usual wearisome complaints.
  2. Her stories can get a little wearisome.

First Known Use of WEARISOME

15th century

Related to WEARISOME

arid, colorless, drab, dreary, drudging, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, ho-hum, humdrum, jading, jejune, leaden, mind-numbing, monochromatic, monotonous, numbing, old, pedestrian, ponderous, slow, stale, stodgy, stuffy, stupid, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, boring, weary, wearying
absorbing, engaging, engrossing, gripping, interesting, intriguing, involving, riveting


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