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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bored mean? 

BORED (adjective)
  The adjective BORED has 2 senses:

1. tired of the world
2. uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence

  Familiarity information: BORED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BORED (adjective)

Sense 1bored [BACK TO TOP]


Tired of the world


bored; world-weary

Context examples:

bored with life / strolled through the museum with a bored air


tired (depleted of strength or energy)

Sense 2bored [BACK TO TOP]


Uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence


blase; bored

Context examples:

his blase indifference / a petulant blase air / the bored gaze of the successful film star


uninterested (not having or showing interest)

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