Definition of wearisome in English:

wearisome

Syllabification: wear·i·some
Pronunciation: /ˈwi(ə)rēsəm
 
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adjective

Derivatives

wearisomely

adverb
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  • At today's service at the Shrine of Remembrance, a bunch of ‘anti-war protestors’ interrupted the service just before the minute of silence with their by now wearisomely familiar shrieks and slogans.
  • The dialogue is either functional or wearisomely overblown.
  • This device is already getting wearisomely predictable.

wearisomeness

noun
More example sentences
  • We characterize it in the same manner as melancholia, tristesse, ennui, annoyance and wearisomeness.
  • Allow me to give you a short anecdote, to vary the wearisomeness of my discourse.
  • ‘We may not be always aware whither our steps are leading, but are only too fully conscious of the wearisomeness of the journey.’

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