Definition of Tiresome

1. Adjective. So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness. "Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"




Definition of Tiresome

1. a. Fitted or tending to tire; exhausted; wearisome; fatiguing; tedious; as, a tiresome journey; a tiresome discourse.

Definition of Tiresome

1. Adjective. Causing fatigue or boredom; wearisome. ¹

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Definition of Tiresome

1. tedious [adj] - See also: tedious

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiresome

tireder
tiredest
tiredly
tiredness
tirednesses
tireless
tirelessly
tirelessness
tirelessnesses
tirelike
tireling
tirelings
tiremaker
tiremakers
tires
tiresome (current term)
tiresomely
tiresomeness
tiresomenesses
tirewoman
tirewomen
tirilazad
tiring
tiring-room
tiring-rooms
tiringly
tirings
tirl
tirled
tirling

Literary usage of Tiresome

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1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"I give my niece's maid's description of my sister's title with a sense of the highest relish. My poor dear sister is a tiresome woman who married a ..."

2. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"-Thost tiresome young people, Lorenzo and Jessica, stroll on again here. Their presence is the only thing that spoils the end of the comedy. ..."

3. A Vers de Société Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1907)
"tiresome SPRING! I HAVE watched her at the window Through long days of snow and wind, Till I learnt to love the shadow That would flit across her blind. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1880)
"fot tiresome to themselves. Jumping own from their perch, the painted savages cleared away their posts and rails, and commenced one of the usual corro- ..."

5. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"According to Ellis, it is ' a very ti,e only copy known. There is a copy ir» moral but very tiresome satire, perfectly tne ..."

6. The Massachusetts Teacher (1850)
"... this is the only kind of study which is not tiresome; and almost the only kind which is not useless; this is the knowledge which gets into the system, ..."

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