• (British) IPA: /ˈtiː.di.əm/

tedium (uncountable)

  1. Boredom or tediousness; ennui.
    • 1826, Mary Shelley, The Last Man, part 1, chapter 8
      Yet active life was the genuine soil for his virtues; and he sometimes suffered tedium from the monotonous succession of events in our retirement.
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