What is another word for boring?

Synonyms for boring
ˈbɔr ɪŋ, ˈboʊr-bor·ing

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Wiktionary

  1. boringadjective

    Synonyms:
    tedious, mind-numbing, dull

  2. boringadjective

    That which incites boredom in a person.

    Synonyms:
    dull, tedious, mind-numbing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drilling, boringnoun

    the act of drilling

    Synonyms:
    oil production, drilling

    Antonyms:
    interesting

  2. boring, drilling, oil productionadjective

    the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum

    Synonyms:
    oil production, drilling

    Antonyms:
    interesting

  3. boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisomeadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    dull, dim, windy, wearisome, wordy, dense, muted, verbose, dumb, leaden, tedious, slow, sluggish, obtuse, deadening, tiresome, muffled, ho-hum, long-winded, irksome, thudding, softened

    Antonyms:
    interesting

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Editors Contribution

  1. unfun

    something or someone who lacks sense of fun and excitement.

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. boringnoun

    Synonyms:
    perforation, transforation

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How to use boring in a sentence?

  1. Penelope Cruz:

    I love ballet and I love dancing and it’s a little boring for me to go to the gym because I’m used to the dancing discipline, it’s really hard but much more fun.

  2. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.

  3. Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, What I owe to the Ancients:

    Plato is boring.

  4. Dan Crenshaw:

    The Texas election law is very transparent and frankly, it’s a little boring. It doesn’t do a whole lot of things the Democrats say it does. It just cleans things up, cleans up the process. It does things like make all the early voting times the same across counties, so people don’t get confused [and] put additional I.D. requirement on mail-in ballots.

  5. Amy Poehler:

    Really, James Comey ? You're worried that Democrats are gon na move too far to the left ? really ? I don't know if you remember, but we were just about to have a nice, boring, moderate Democrat for president until you decided to open your mouth a week before the election, you big dumb scarecrow ! Really ? And, as far as I'm concerned, Democrats can vote for a bong in the shape of Che Guevara and you got nothing to say.


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