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Synonyms for tedious
ˈti di əs, ˈti dʒəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, 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, wordy(adj)

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tedious(a.)

    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. tedious(a)

    Synonyms:
    tiresome, wearisome, irksome, humdrum, monotonous

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How to use tedious in a sentence?

  1. Wilson Mizner:

    The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction to a tedious book.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    It's absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

  3. Virgil, Eclogues:

    Let us go singing as far as we go: the road will be less tedious.

  4. George Dennison Prentice:

    What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.

  5. Damir Sabol:

    I found it a bit tedious, all those additions and multiplications, so I reckoned,' We already have intelligent software, why not make it deal with maths ?'.


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