noun. ['ˈbɔrdəm'] the feeling of being bored by something tedious.
- -dom (English)
- -dom (Middle English (1100-1500))
- bore (English)
- borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Rhymes with Boredom
Sentences with boredom
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you suspect your dog is licking his feet out of boredom, try distracting him.
2. Verb, base form
A big cage is great, but rats succumb easily to boredom which can lead to stress.
Quotes about boredom
1. Humor and laughter - not necessarily derogatory derision - are my pet tools. This may come from my general philosophy of never taking the world too seriously - for fear of dying of boredom.
- Marcel Duchamp
2. The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
- Ellen Parr
3. Boredom: the desire for desires.
- Leo Tolstoy