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Francesco Brunery's painting A Tedious Conference (c. 1900), depicting clerics suffering from tedium during a meeting

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EtymologyEdit

Old French tedieus, from Late Latin taediōsus, from Latin taedium (weariness, tedium).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtiː.dɪəs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈti.di.əs/, /ˈti.dʒəs/
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  • Rhymes: -iːdiəs

AdjectiveEdit

tedious (comparative more tedious, superlative most tedious)

  1. Boring, monotonous, time-consuming, wearisome.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:wearisome

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