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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.
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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.
Lawrence now often incorporates Italian words to drive home the tiresomeness of repeated complaints about the price of British coal and the unfairness of the exchange rate.
Drunk, Phoebe generally ignored the juvenile tiresomeness of LL's ensuing indignation, her youthful self-righteous belief that she could have it both ways.