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tire·some

tiresome

 
pronunciation:
taIr sm
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing weariness, impatience, or boredom.
Stuffing envelopes all day is tiresome work.The students find his lectures tiresome because he speaks in a monotone.
synonyms:
boring, dreary, dull, humdrum, tedious, wearisome, weary
antonyms:
interesting
similar words:
burdensome, deadly, long, monotonous, tiring
definition 2: annoying; irritating.
She finds his constant complaining very tiresome.
synonyms:
bothersome, irksome, irritating, pesky, vexatious, vexing
antonyms:
enjoyable, pleasant
similar words:
exasperating, troublesome, trying
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derivations: tiresomely (adv.), tiresomeness (n.)
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