tiresome

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adjective tire·some \ˈtī(-ə)r-səm\

Definition of tiresome

  1. :  wearisome, tedious a tiresome lecture

tiresomely

adverb

tiresomeness

noun

Examples of tiresome in a Sentence

  1. All those stories about his childhood can become tiresome after a while.

  2. what a tiresome church service that turned out to be

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First Known Use of tiresome

circa 1520


TIRESOME Defined for English Language Learners

tiresome

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Definition of tiresome for English Language Learners

  • : causing you to feel bored, annoyed, or impatient


TIRESOME Defined for Kids

tiresome

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adjective tire·some \ˈtīr-səm\

Definition of tiresome for Students

  1. :  causing boredom, annoyance, or impatience because of length or dullness a tiresome lecture



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