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wearisome Line breaks: weari|some
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪərɪs(ə)m/

Definition of wearisome in English:


Causing one to feel tired or bored: they have schedules and inventories that tell them in wearisome detail what they should look for they insisted on his presence at wearisome musical soirées
More example sentences
  • It would be wearisome to go into any more detail.
  • How can the government expect these girls to change when they are taught to live a tedious and wearisome life?
  • Their little world became wearisome and difficult as alliances broke and were reformed.


Pronunciation: /ˈwɪərɪs(ə)mli/
Example sentences
  • 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.
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪərɪs(ə)mnəs/
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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