What is another word for boring?

Synonyms for boring
ˈbɔr ɪŋ, ˈboʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drilling, boring(noun)

    the act of drilling

    Synonyms:
    oil production, drilling

    Antonyms:
    interesting

  2. boring, drilling, oil production(adj)

    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, wearisome(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. boring(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    tedious, mind-numbing, dull

  2. boring(adjective)

    That which incites boredom in a person.

    Synonyms:
    dull, tedious, mind-numbing

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. boring(n)

    Synonyms:
    perforation, transforation

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How to use boring in a sentence?

  1. Heidi Klum:

    There is nothing boring about this act.

  2. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    The secret of being boring is to tell everything.

  3. Sohaib Athar:

    I'm actually thinking of moving to Islamabad in a few months because it's getting to be a bit boring.

  4. 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.

  5. Ted Brandt:

    Yieldcos should have been built as boring, fixed-income instruments, but Wall Street couldn't do that, they ended up... packaging them as growth instruments.

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    • B. commonplace
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