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boredom

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːdəm
 
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Definition of boredom in English:

noun

[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.
Synonyms
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

Words that rhyme with boredom

whoredom

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