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tedious
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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Definition
boring — especially because something goes on too long or without variation
  • it was certainly a tedious party.
    Chapter 15 (17% in)
tedious = boring
  • Well, after I had been in the room about ten minutes, talking to huge over-dressed dowagers and tedious Academicians, I suddenly became conscious that someone was looking at me.
    Chapter 1 (39% in)
  • He pictured to himself with silent amusement the tedious luncheon that he had missed by staying so long with Basil Hallward.
    Chapter 1 (91% in)
  • It is so tedious a subject that one would have to talk seriously about it.
    Chapter 2 (10% in)
  • It is quite true, I never talk when I am working, and never listen either, and it must be dreadfully tedious for my unfortunate sitters.
    Chapter 2 (13% in)
  • Don't squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving away your life to the ignorant, the common, and the vulgar.
    Chapter 2 (50% in)
  • The generation into which I was born was tedious.
    Chapter 3 (95% in)
  • They have become stout and tedious, and when I meet them they go in at once for reminiscences.
    Chapter 8 (60% in)
  • They are good husbands, or faithful wives, or something tedious.
    Chapter 9 (21% in)
  • I know the age better than you do, though you will prate about it so tediously.
    Chapter 12 (83% in)
  • She had proved an excellent wife to one of our most tedious ambassadors, and having buried her husband properly in a marble mausoleum, which she had herself designed, and married off her daughters to some rich, rather elderly men, she devoted herself now to the pleasures of French fiction, French cookery, and French esprit when she could get it.
    Chapter 15 (6% in)
  • Her guests this evening were rather tedious.
    Chapter 15 (12% in)

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