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BOREDOM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does boredom mean? 

BOREDOM (noun)
  The noun BOREDOM has 1 sense:

1. the feeling of being bored by something tedious

  Familiarity information: BOREDOM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOREDOM (noun)


Sense 1boredom [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The feeling of being bored by something tedious

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

boredom; ennui; tedium

Hypernyms ("boredom" is a kind of...):

dissatisfaction (the feeling of being displeased and discontent)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "boredom"):

blahs (a general feeling of boredom and dissatisfaction)

fatigue ((always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something)


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