"wearied, suffering from ennui," 1823, past-participle adjective from bore (v.2).
Society is now one polished horde,
Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.
[Byron, "Don Juan," 1823]
Meaning "pierced, perforated, cylindrically hollow" is 1510s, from bore (v.1).
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