tedious
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈtiː.dɪəs/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈti.di.əs/, /ˈti.dʒəs/
Adjective

tedious

  1. boring#Adjective|Boring, monotonous, time-consuming, wearisome.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:wearisome
    • 1782, William Cowper, “The Diverting History of John Gilpin, […]”, in The Task, a Poem, in Six Books. […], London: Printed for J[oseph] Johnson; […], published 1785, OCLC 228757725 ↗, page 343 ↗:
      John Gilpin's ſpouse ſaid to her dear, / Though wedded we have been / Theſe twice ten tedious years, yet we / No holiday have ſeen.
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