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tedious
used in Measure for Measure

2 uses
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Definition
boring — especially because something goes on too long or without variation
  • Come, you are a tedious fool:
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (42% in)
tedious = boring or monotonous
  • The state whereon I studied Is, like a good thing, being often read, Grown sear'd and tedious; yea, my gravity, Wherein—let no man hear me—I take pride, Could I with boot change for an idle plume, Which the air beats for vain.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A Room in ANGELO'S house (5% in)

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