adjective. ['ˈtaɪɝsəm'] so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.
Rhymes with Tiresome
Sentences with tiresome
Learning can be fun, but even the most interesting subject can get tiresome after a while.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Keep them simple—more than five or six rules will make the game tiresome to learn.
3. Verb, base form
Working on a spreadsheet with several other people can be irritating and tiresome even when everything goes right.
Quotes about tiresome
1. Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
2. One of the world's most tiresome questions is what object one would bring to a desert island,because people always answer "a deck of cards"or "Anna Karenina"when the obvious answer is "a well equipped boat and a crew to sail me off the island and back home where I can play all the card games and read all the Russian novels I want.
- Lemony Snicket
3. A slinky is a toy made for stairs, but that’s entirely too tiresome. What about a toy for escalators that doesn’t move and does nothing and that’s the whole point? I think Americans would relate to and embrace that mentality.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE