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tedious
used in The Importance of Being Earnest

3 uses
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Definition
boring — especially because something goes on too long or without variation
  • A man who marries without knowing Bunbury has a very tedious time of it.
    Act 1 — Morning-room in Algernon's flat in Half-Moon Street (35% in)
tedious = boring
  • Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility!
    Act 1 — Morning-room in Algernon's flat in Half-Moon Street (29% in)
  • Relations are simply a tedious pack of people, who haven't got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to die.
    Act 1 — Morning-room in Algernon's flat in Half-Moon Street (82% in)

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