1. tiresome

adjective. ['ˈtaɪɝsəm'] so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.


  • irksome
  • uninteresting
  • boring
  • deadening
  • ho-hum
  • tedious
  • dull
  • wearisome


  • sudden
  • fast
  • hurried
  • rush

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Rhymes with Tiresome

  • adventuresome
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  • ambisone
  • atheism
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  • beanblossom
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Sentences with tiresome

1. Adjective
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