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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the feeling of being bored by something tedious;
[syn: boredom, ennui, tedium]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ennui \En`nui"\, n. [F., fr. L. in odio in hatred. See Annoy.] A feeling of weariness and disgust; dullness and languor of spirits, arising from satiety or want of interest; tedium. --T. Gray. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ennui n 1: the feeling of being bored by something tedious [syn: boredom, ennui, tedium]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

101 Moby Thesaurus words for "ennui": acedia, angst, anguish, anxiety, apathy, blues, boredness, boredom, cheerlessness, dejection, depression, discomfort, discomposure, discontent, dislike, dispiritedness, displeasure, disquiet, dissatisfaction, doldrums, dread, drowsiness, dullness, dumps, emptiness, enervation, existential woe, fatigue, fed-upness, flatness, grimness, heaviness, hebetude, inanimation, indifference, inquietude, jadedness, joylessness, lack of pleasure, lackadaisicalness, languidness, languishment, languor, languorousness, lassitude, lenitude, lentor, lethargy, life-weariness, lifelessness, listlessness, malaise, melancholy, nausea, nongratification, nonsatisfaction, oscitancy, painfulness, pall, passivity, phlegm, sadness, satedness, satiation, satiety, savorlessness, sleepiness, sloth, slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, somnolence, spiritlessness, spleen, staleness, stupefaction, stupor, supineness, surfeit, taedium vitae, tastelessness, tediousness, tedium, tire, tiredness, torpidity, torpidness, torpitude, torpor, uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness, unhappiness, unpleasure, unsatisfaction, vexation of spirit, wearifulness, weariness, weary, world-weariness, yawn