Definition of Tediousness

1. Noun. Dullness owing to length or slowness.

Exact synonyms: Tedium, Tiresomeness
Generic synonyms: Dullness
Specialized synonyms: Drag
Derivative terms: Tedious, Tedious, Tedious, Tiresome



Definition of Tediousness

1. Noun. The quality of being tedious; wearisomeness; prolixity; tiresomeness; slowness; tedium. ¹

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Definition of Tediousness

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Literary usage of Tediousness

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1. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1850)
"Remedies against tediousness of spirit. 1. Order your private devotions so that they become not arguments and causes of tediousness by their indiscreet ..."

2. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor...: With an Essay by Jeremy Taylor (1851)
"If they be not worthy of our attention, they are far more unworthy of God's. Signs of tediousness of Spirit in our Prayers and all ..."

3. The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1900)
"OF UNPLEASANTNESS OR tediousness Complete. IF WE should define tediousness, it is a troublesome kinde of conversing, without any other damage or prejudice. ..."

4. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1896)
"But what need I have been concerned at the tediousness of anything I had to do, seeing I had time enough to do it in? Nor had I any other employment, ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... Congress to promote the progress of science and the useful arts. the tediousness inseparable from the endeavor to prove that which is already clear, ..."

6. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap, Frank William Bayley, Charles Eliot Goodspeed (1918)
"... do better than employ part of it in bestowing my tediousness upon you and giving you the whole life, that you may choose your lines where you please. ..."

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