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1. tedium

noun. ['ˈtiːdiːəm'] the feeling of being bored by something tedious.

Synonyms

  • dissatisfaction
  • ennui
  • blahs
  • fatigue

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • dissuade
  • interestingness
  • lively

Etymology

  • taedium (Latin)
  • taedeo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tedium

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Example sentences of the word tedium


1. Noun, singular or mass
Much of the tedium left how accounting is done when accounting software came onto the scene.

2. Verb, base form
Maintaining variety can help keep you emotionally and physically stimulated and prevent quitting due to tedium**.

Quotes containing the word tedium


1. Mineral cactai,quicksilver lizards in the adobe walls,the bird that punctures space,thirst, tedium, clouds of dust, impalpable epiphanies of wind.The pines taught me to talk to myself.In that garden I learnedto send myself off.Later there were no gardens.
- Octavio Paz, A Draft of Shadows and Other Poems

2. tedium

noun. ['ˈtiːdiːəm'] dullness owing to length or slowness.

Synonyms

  • dullness
  • tiresomeness
  • tediousness

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • recuperate
  • push
  • exhale

Etymology

  • taedium (Latin)
  • taedeo (Latin)
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