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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
tiresome
    adj 1: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a
           boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening
           effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his
           competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who
           couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task
           the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious
           days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"-
           Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully
           wearisome" [syn: boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum,
           irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Tiresome \Tire"some\, a.
   Fitted or tending to tire; exhausted; wearisome; fatiguing;
   tedious; as, a tiresome journey; a tiresome discourse. --
   Tire"some*ly, adv. -- Tire"some*ness, n.
   [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for tiresome:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
aggravating, annoying, bland, boresome, boring, bothering, bothersome, burdensome, common, commonplace, difficult, disagreeable, disturbing, draining, drudging, dull, exasperating, exhausting, fatiguesome, fatiguing, flat, galling, grueling, harassing, hard, humdrum, hypnotic, importunate, importune, insipid, irking, irksome, irritating, jading, killing, matter-of-fact, monotonous, mundane, onerous, oppressive, ordinary, pedestrian, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, plain, poetryless, prosaic, prosing, prosy, provoking, punishing, soporific, straining, stressful, stupefyingly boring, stuporific, teasing, tedious, tiring, toilsome, tormenting, troublesome, troubling, trying, unembellished, unidealistic, unimaginative, unimpassioned, uninteresting, unpleasant, unpoetic, unromantic, vapid, vexatious, vexing, weariful, wearing, wearisome, wearying, worrisome, worrying, yawny
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