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tedious
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Definition
boring — especially because something goes on too long or without variation
  • These tedious old fools!
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Castle (37% in)
tedious = boring or monotonous
  • Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit, And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, I will be brief:—your noble son is mad: Mad call I it; for to define true madness, What is't but to be nothing else but mad?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Castle (16% in)
  • Sweet, leave me here awhile; My spirits grow dull, and fain I would beguile The tedious day with sleep.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — A hall in the Castle (60% in)

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