tiresome


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tire·some

 (tīr′səm)
adj.
Causing fatigue or boredom, as from being unvarying or overly long; wearisome. See Synonyms at boring.

tire′some·ly adv.
tire′some·ness n.

tiresome

(ˈtaɪəsəm)
adj
boring and irritating; irksome
ˈtiresomely adv
ˈtiresomeness n

tire•some

(ˈtaɪər səm)

adj.
1. wearisome.
2. annoying or vexatious.
[1490–1500]
tire′some•ly, adv.
tire′some•ness, n.

tiresome

tiring
1. 'tiresome'

You say that someone or something is tiresome when they make you feel annoyed, irritated, or bored.

She can be a very tiresome child at times.
I really came to ask you some rather tiresome questions.
2. 'tiring'

Something which is tiring makes you feel tired.

We should have an early night after such a tiring day.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tiresome - so lacking in interest as to cause mental wearinesstiresome - 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"
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"

tiresome

tiresome

adjective
Translations
مُتْعِب ، مُضْجِر
obtížný
belastendeirriterende
òreytandi, leiîinlegur
bıktırıcıyorucu

tiresome

[ˈtaɪəsəm] ADJ [job, situation, person] → pesado, aburrido

tiresome

[ˈtaɪərsəm] adj (= annoying, boring) → usant(e)

tiresome

adj (= irritating)lästig; (= boring)langweilig

tiresome

[ˈtaɪəsəm] adj (job, person) → noioso/a; (situation) → seccante
how tiresome! → che seccatura!

tire2

(ˈtaiə) verb
to make, or become, physically or mentally in want of rest, because of lack of strength, patience, interest etc; to weary. Walking tired her; She tires easily.
tired adjective
1. wearied; exhausted. She was too tired to continue; a tired child.
2. (with of) no longer interested in; bored with. I'm tired of (answering) stupid questions!
ˈtiredness noun
ˈtireless adjective
never becoming weary or exhausted; never resting. a tireless worker; tireless energy/enthusiasm.
ˈtirelessly adverb
ˈtirelessness noun
ˈtiresome adjective
troublesome; annoying.
ˈtiresomely adverb
ˈtiresomeness noun
ˈtiring adjective
causing (physical) tiredness. I've had a tiring day; The journey was very tiring.
tire out
to tire or exhaust completely. The hard work tired her out.

tiresome

a. pesado-a, tedioso-a.
References in classic literature ?
Tell Thedora that she is a rubbishy, tiresome, gabbling old woman, as well as an inexpressibly foolish one.
Some mothers would have insisted on their daughter's accepting so good an offer on the first overture; but I could not reconcile it to myself to force Frederica into a marriage from which her heart revolted, and instead of adopting so harsh a measure merely propose to make it her own choice, by rendering her thoroughly uncomfortable till she does accept him--but enough of this tiresome girl.
Although Mainhall's enthusiasm was often tiresome, and although he was often unable to distinguish between facts and vivid figments of his imagination, his imperturbable good nature overcame even the people whom he bored most, so that they ended by becoming, in a reluctant manner, his friends.
That song is not without its meaning,' said she, and so then she was determined to marry; but she would have a husband who knew how to give an answer when he was spoken to--not one who looked only as if he were a great personage, for that is so tiresome.
This is getting tiresome, I think I should like some lunch," said Mr.
These we have now mentioned in general, but to enter into particulars concerning each of them, though it might be useful to the artist, would be tiresome to dwell on.
It gets very tiresome at the last, and if it hadn't been for the adventures on Lake Tchad and at the Senegal River, I do believe that we'd have died of yawning.
In the middle of the winter Vronsky spent a very tiresome week.
Harriet may not consider every body tiresome that you would.
So I have to stay shut up in these rooms all day, and it gets tiresome.
It would be very tiresome staying here, and so four of us ran the quarantine blockade and spent seven delightful days in Seville, Cordova, Cadiz, and wandering through the pleasant rural scenery of Andalusia, the garden of Old Spain.
Jim stopped sometimes to rest, for the climb was rather steep and tiresome.