Etymology
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tiresome (adj.)

"tedious," c. 1500, from tire (v.) + -some (1). Related: Tiresomely; tiresomeness.

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Definitions of tiresome

tiresome (adj.)
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain;
Synonyms: boring / deadening / dull / ho-hum / irksome / slow / tedious / wearisome
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