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tedious

te·di·ous

tedious

 
 
pronunciation:
ti di s
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: long and boring; dull; wearisome.
Entering the large amount of data was tedious work.
synonyms:
boring, dreary, dull, monotonous, tiresome, wearisome
antonyms:
exciting
similar words:
bland, drab, dry, insipid, ponderous, prolix, soporific, tiring
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derivations: tediously (adv.), tediousness (n.)