boring 1 of 3

as in tiring
causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest I wish this book weren't so boring; I keep falling asleep whenever I try to read it

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verb (1)

present participle of bore


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verb (2)

present participle of bore

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“Boring.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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