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Synonyms for tedious
ˈti di əs, ˈti dʒəste·dious

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tedious

    Synonyms:
    diffuse, lengthy, long, prolix, verbose, wordy

    Antonyms:
    brief, compact, compendious, concise, condensed, laconic, neat, pithy, sententious, short, succinct, terse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tedious

    Synonyms:
    wearisome, tiresome, monotonous, dilatory, dreary, sluggish, irksome, dull, flat, prolix

    Antonyms:
    interesting, exciting, stirring, charming, fascinating, delightful, amusing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, boring, verbose, dumb, leaden, slow, sluggish, obtuse, deadening, tiresome, muffled, ho-hum, long-winded, irksome, thudding, softened

    Antonyms:
    interesting, concise

  2. long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy, wordyadjective

    using or containing too many words

    "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"

    Synonyms:
    dull, wearisome, windy, wordy, boring, verbose, blowy, slow, impractical, airy, tiresome, breezy, ho-hum, long-winded, irksome, visionary, deadening

    Antonyms:
    interesting, concise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tediousadjective

    Synonyms:
    wearisome (in consequence of being prolonged), tiresome, operose, IRKSOME, fatiguing, uninteresting, too long, monotonous, humdrum, prosy, MORTAL, trying, devoid of interest

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tediousadjective

    Synonyms:
    tiresome, wearisome, irksome, humdrum, monotonous

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How to use tedious in a sentence?

  1. Modern COO:

    But it got really tedious really fast, i was blocking out a whole day each week just to process payments.

  2. Charles Baudelaire:

    I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial.

  3. Homer:

    It is tedious to tell again tales already plainly told.

  4. Xavier VanHove:

    They've been far too complacent. What is clear is they'll have to do whatever they do at the last possible minute, but, here's the silver lining. This is actually forcing them to look at systems harder than they otherwise might. So this difficult, long and tedious exercise will eventually make RBS a much better and more efficient bank.

  5. Vinod Kapri:

    We never had any intention of adopting a baby. I'm already 46, we had no idea about the process. We started researching and we found out that adoption is quite tedious and long in India.


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