Definition of boredom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːdəm/


[mass noun]
The state of feeling bored: I’ll die of boredom if I live that long
More example sentences
  • I often find dead spiders in the house and wonder whether they've died from boredom or starvation.
  • Drew fought really, really hard to not roll her eyes in frustrated boredom.
  • However, now your baby will cry from boredom, anxiety, frustration and teething.
weariness, ennui, lack of enthusiasm, lack of interest, lack of concern, apathy, uninterestedness, unconcern, languor, sluggishness, accidie, malaise, world-weariness;
frustration, dissatisfaction, restlessness, restiveness;
tedium, tediousness, dullness, monotony, repetitiveness, lack of variety, lack of variation, flatness, blandness, sameness, uniformity, routine, humdrum, dreariness, lack of excitement
informal deadliness
British informal sameyness

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