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Synonyms for boring
ˈbɔr ɪŋ, ˈboʊr-bor·ing

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  1. boringadjective

    Synonyms:
    tedious, mind-numbing, dull

  2. boringadjective

    That which incites boredom in a person.

    Synonyms:
    dull, tedious, mind-numbing

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  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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  1. unfun

    something or someone who lacks sense of fun and excitement.

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. boringnoun

    Synonyms:
    perforation, transforation

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How to use boring in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Hawking:

    Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry.

  2. Marya Mannes:

    If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring.

  3. Author Li Chunyuan:

    It is easier to tell people something through a novel than through boring lectures.

  4. Veronica Eliasson:

    My dad was a huge source of inspiration to me, but whenever someone would say the word ‘engineer,’ it would sound boring to me.

  5. Chris Woodhead:

    It's definitely helped me get through the endless day-to-day. It's really boring being stuck at home, and without that creative process I would be pretty lost, also, I've been able to play with different techniques that I would potentially not be able to try on other people, so I am progressing my skill, which is really nice.


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