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TEDIUM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tedium mean? 

TEDIUM (noun)
  The noun TEDIUM has 2 senses:

1. the feeling of being bored by something tedious
2. dullness owing to length or slowness

  Familiarity information: TEDIUM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TEDIUM (noun)


Sense 1tedium [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The feeling of being bored by something tedious

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

boredom; ennui; tedium

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

dissatisfaction (the feeling of being displeased and discontent)

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

blahs (a general feeling of boredom and dissatisfaction)

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


Sense 2tedium [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Dullness owing to length or slowness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

tediousness; tiresomeness; tedium

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

dullness (the quality of lacking interestingness)

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

drag (something tedious and boring)


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