What is another word for tedious?

Synonyms for tedious
ˈti di əs, ˈti dʒəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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:
    superfine, overrefined

    Antonyms:
    unrefined, harsh, worst, coarse

  2. 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:
    to advantage

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. James Russell Lowell:

    Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.

  2. Modern COO:

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

  3. Oscar Wilde:

    They are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

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

  5. Laura Hadden:

    We’ve always said that if it gets tedious then we can just stop, but it hasn’t gotten boring yet.

Images & Illustrations of tedious

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