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Synonyms of boring in English:


  • his letters are really rather boring
    repetitious, repetitive;
    unrelieved, lacking variety, lacking variation, lacking excitement, lacking interest, unvaried, unimaginative, uneventful, characterless, featureless, colourless, lifeless, soulless, passionless, spiritless, unspirited, insipid, uninteresting, unexciting, uninspiring, unstimulating, unoriginal, derivative, jejune, nondescript, sterile, flat, bland, (plain) vanilla, arid, dry, dry as dust, stale, wishy-washy, grey, anaemic, tired, banal, lame, plodding, ponderous, pedestrian, lacklustre, stodgy, dreary, mechanical, stiff, leaden, wooden;
    mind-numbing, soul-destroying, wearisome, tiring, tiresome, irksome, trying, frustrating;
    humdrum, prosaic, mundane, commonplace, workaday, quotidian, unremarkable, routine, run-of-the-mill, normal, usual, ordinary, conventional, suburban;
    North American  garden variety
    informal deadly, bog-standard, nothing to write home about, a dime a dozen, no great shakes, not up to much
    British informal samey, common or garden
    North American informal dullsville, ornery
    [Antonyms] interesting
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