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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ennui mean? 

ENNUI (noun)
  The noun ENNUI has 1 sense:

1. the feeling of being bored by something tedious

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

 Dictionary entry details 

ENNUI (noun)

Sense 1ennui [BACK TO TOP]


The feeling of being bored by something tedious

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions


boredom; ennui; tedium

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

dissatisfaction (the feeling of being displeased and discontent)

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

blahs (a general feeling of boredom and dissatisfaction)

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

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