mind-numbing


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mind-numbing

adj
extremely boring and uninspiring
ˈmind-ˌnumbingly adv
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TV media assumes the public don't want entertainment for their licence money and instead forces them to watch/listen to propaganda and mind-numbing reality TV.
This may be hard to see from afar, but serious legislating requires mind-numbing work -- sitting alertly through hours of expert testimony; digesting the reports of committees and subcommittees; thinking through how even small word changes can affect the course of legislation or the impact of a law; going through the intense editing process known as legislative "markup."
Atiku said that the continued violence especially in and around Maiduguri was mind-numbing.
To cap it all, according to the website Ice Age Now.info, the town of International Falls, Minnesota, in America's Midwest, recorded a mind-numbing temperature of minus 38.7 Celsius that day.
This just proves he doesn't watch mind-numbing, spiritcrushing game shows and is living in the real world.
It said: "The main causes of the thriving Spice market in custody were prisoners' desire for 'mind-numbing' experiences, combined with the huge amounts of money which can be made from selling Spice inside prison."
After the mind-numbing boredom of the Beverly Hills franchisewith all that passive-aggressive concern about the "true" nature of Yolanda's illness; the constant, faux-lady-like requests for Lisa Vanderpump to "apologize" (for what, I've never been sure, except for being smarter and more successful than everybody else); and the refusal of anyone to really get totally, sloppily, embarrassingly wasted (because: calories)it's a relief to bask in the naked aggression of the women of the Naked City.
If Adele wants some famerelieving therapy I recommend she turn up at a factory gate next Monday morning and do an eight-hour mind-numbing shift on a production line.
savage'S NEW HAIRCUT Dawn Turner Nice try with the mind-numbing news.
The researchers at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have been conducting tests that give healthy soldiers electrical stimulation treatments to keep them awake during long stretches of mind-numbing drone surveillance or data monitoring, the Verge reported.
The mind-numbing number is also the title of his main gallery exhibition and the Barnard Castle venue, signalled by an imposing neon light work, which broadcasts 7,201,964,238 on The Bowes's iconic, chateau-style facade.
They are also at risk of exposing themselves to some dangerous mind-numbing filler segments and it's advert-free too.