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tedium
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
the feeling of being bored by something that is uninteresting
  • It was Leora who bore the real tedium.
    Chapter 27 (57% in)
  • Not till then did Martin completely realize that he was leaving Wheatsylvania—the tedium of Bert Tozer's nagging—the spying of Pete Yeska and the Norbloms—the inevitability of turning, as so many unchanging times he had turned, south from the Leopolis road at the Two Mile Grove and following again that weary, flat, unbending trail—the superiority of Dr. Hesselink and the malice of Dr. Coughlin—the round which left him no time for his dusty laboratory—leaving it all for the achievement...
    Chapter 18 (70% in)
  • The tedium of dread was forgotten when he began to find and make precise notes of a slackening of the epidemic, which was occurring nowhere except here at Carib.
    Chapter 34 (43% in)

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