Definition of soul-destroying in English:


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(Of an activity) unbearably monotonous.
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  • These people were the ones who were always picked last for football teams, and who find working as a team a soul-destroying activity.
  • But for reviewers, having to sift through mountains of published works attempting to find something worthy of praise can also be a soul-destroying task.
  • It may seem a soul-destroying task to set about documenting, in words and pictures, the creatures that have perished in the past 500 years, but this project is one of the most exciting I have ever been involved in.

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