Etymology
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boredom (n.)

1845, "state of being bored," from bore (v.1) + -dom. It also has been employed in a sense "bores as a class" (1849) and "practice of being a bore" (1840, a sense properly belonging to boreism, 1833).

updated on October 13, 2017

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