Examples of tedium in a Sentence
The movie was three hours of tedium.
I took a day off to relieve the tedium of work.
Recent Examples of tedium from the Web
This could be 12 rounds of tedium on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas that makes Mayweather-Pacquiao look like Hagler-Hearns in comparison.
But it is hobbled by a tiresome load of exposition, spurts of tedium, some near-impenetrable accents and caricatures of those at the bottom of the class heap Wimsey strides atop.
A slight sense of tedium may have been due to the hour and the mass of notes previously heard rather than any deficiency on Maximov’s part.
In early May, its less scholarly forerunner, London’s Boring Conference, celebrated seven years of delighting in tedium.
No one knows if Lynn can run an NFL game or handle the tedium of non-football details that can lard a head coach’s schedule and seemed to flabbergast McCoy at times.
The direction by Dana Schultes milks the script’s pauses (and there are sure lots of those) to accentuate the tedium of the characters’ lives.
Their marriage is in a severe rut and has been for years, but Jacobs spares us the tedium of backstory and exposition, or worse, the movie-friendly spectacle of angry voices and shattered crockery.
But Iron Fist is on a different level than Daredevil’s dimly lit tedium, or Jessica Jones’s repetitive plot mechanics.
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Origin and Etymology of tedium
Latin taedium disgust, irksomeness, from taedēre to disgust, weary
First Known Use: 1662See Words from the same year
TEDIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tedium for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being tedious or boring
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