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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness;
- Example: "a boring evening with uninteresting people"
- Example: "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"
- Example: "a dull play"
- Example: "his competent but dull performance"
- Example: "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"
- Example: "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
- Example: "tedious days on the train"
- Example: "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
- Example: "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
[syn: boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wearisome \Wea"ri*some\, a. Causing weariness; tiresome; tedious; weariful; as, a wearisome march; a wearisome day's work; a wearisome book. [1913 Webster] These high wild hills and rough uneven ways Draws out our miles, and makes them wearisome. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Irksome; tiresome; tedious; fatiguing; annoying; vexatious. See Irksome. [1913 Webster] -- Wea"ri*some*ly, adv. -- Wea"ri*some*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wearisome adj 1: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome" [syn: boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

91 Moby Thesaurus words for "wearisome": Herculean, aggravating, annoying, arduous, backbreaking, black, bleak, boresome, boring, bothering, bothersome, burdensome, crushing, dark, dismal, disturbing, draining, drear, drearisome, dreary, effortful, exasperating, exhausting, fatiguesome, fatiguing, forced, funebrial, funereal, galling, gloomy, grave, gray, grim, grueling, harassing, hard-earned, hard-fought, heavy, hefty, importunate, importune, irking, irksome, irritating, killing, labored, laborious, onerous, operose, oppressive, painful, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, provoking, punishing, saturnine, solemn, somber, sombrous, strained, straining, strenuous, stressful, stupefyingly boring, stuporific, teasing, tiresome, tiring, toilsome, tormenting, tough, triste, troublesome, troubling, trying, uphill, vexatious, vexing, weariful, wearing, weary, wearying, worrisome, worrying, yawny