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wearisome


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wearisome  \Wea"ri*some\,  a. 
  Causing  weariness;  tiresome;  tedious;  weariful;  as  a 
  wearisome  march;  a  wearisome  day's  work  a  wearisome  book. 
 
  These  high  wild  hills  and  rough  uneven  ways  Draws  out 
  our  miles,  and  makes  them  wearisome.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Irksome;  tiresome;  tedious;  fatiguing;  annoying; 
  vexatious.  See  {Irksome}.  --  {Wea"ri*some*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Wea"ri*some*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  wearisome 
  adj  :  so  lacking  in  interest  as  to  cause  mental  weariness;  "a 
  boring  evening  with  uninteresting  people";  "the 
  deadening  effect  of  some  routine  tasks";  "a  dull  play"; 
  "his  competent  but  dull  performance";  "a  ho-hum  speaker 
  who  couldn't  capture  their  attention";  "what  an  irksome 
  task  the  writing  of  long  letters  is"-  Edmund  Burke; 
  "tedious  days  on  the  train";  "the  tiresome  chirping  of 
  a  cricket"-  Mark  Twain;  "other  people's  dreams  are 
  dreadfully  wearisome"  [syn:  {boring},  {deadening},  {dull}, 
  {ho-hum},  {irksome},  {slow},  {tedious},  {tiresome}] 




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