Examples of tedium in a Sentence
The movie was three hours of tedium.
I took a day off to relieve the tedium of work.
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If the first half boasts a shimmering ingenuity and ominousness, the second half goes down in a Hindenburg of repetition and falsity and tedium.
This point — about the beautiful varieties of perception, of experience — made without sentimentality, burns at the core of the book, and of much of Ball’s work, which rails against the tedium of consensus, the cruelty of conformity.
Renteria doesn’t provide the kind of colorful anecdotes that will fill up a reporter’s notebook like a Guillen or Maddon, but Sox management would rather have tedium than controversy any day.
Awards shows as a rule have a reputation for tedium and lack of pizzazz, but there is no way the programs put on by the Academy of Washington, which operated in Washington, D.C. for nearly 55 years, could ever be accused of blandness.
Counter-balancing that tedium is the slick activation system that throttles back and forth between players.
But the truer story of my drinking is really a story about tedium, about claustrophobia and repetition.
The arrival of Sanders, in town for a rally in Phoenix, broke the tedium of an otherwise sleepy morning.
Some part of me would rather be the eternal trainwreck lady than surrender to the stultifying tedium of mature, reasonable socializing.
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Origin and Etymology of tedium
First Known Use: 1662See Words from the same year
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Definition of tedium for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being tedious or boring
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