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tiresome

Pronunciation: /ˈtaɪrsəm; ˈtaɪəsəm/

Translation of tiresome in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [person] pesado; [task] tedioso how tiresome for you to have to rush off! ¡qué pena que te tengas que ir tan pronto!
    Example sentences
    • But all in all, paying took about half an hour which was a tedious, tiresome end to what was otherwise a fun evening.
    • The poem of Fingal, he said, was a mere unconnected rhapsody, a tiresome repetition of the same images.
    • Why let the facts and the tiresome routine of engagement get in the way of ideology…?

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