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Causing fatigue or boredom, as from being unvarying or overly long; wearisome. See Synonyms at boring.

tire′some·ly adv.
tire′some·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiresomeness - dullness owing to length or slowness
dullness - the quality of lacking interestingness; "the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees"
drag - something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
det at være belastende/irriterende


n (= irritating nature)Lästigkeit f; (= boringness)Langweiligkeit f


(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.
References in classic literature ?
It was pretty ornery preaching -- all about brotherly love, and such-like tiresomeness; but everybody said it was a good ser- mon, and they all talked it over going home, and had such a powerful lot to say about faith and good works and free grace and preforeordestination, and I don't know what all, that it did seem to me to be one of the roughest Sundays I had run across yet.
What turns up may be commonplace, in the wind of the moment (Jorn was writing sometime in the early or mid-1960s; in 1961, the Beatles made their first record, "My Bonnie"; "The only beauty's ugly, man," Bob Dylan wrote in 1963 in liner notes to Joan Baez in Concert, Part 2), banal, irritating, puerile, the tiresomeness of the artist who thinks everything he says must mean something profound.
I will save the tiresomeness of obtaining an expat mortgage for another blog, suffice to say I will have to plant several trees to replenish the earth's resources used in completing the paperwork.