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Meaning of TEDIUM

Pronunciation:  'teedeeum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  dullness owing to length or slowness
  2. [n]  the feeling of being bored by something tedious
 

TEDIUM is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: boredom, ennui, tediousness, tiresomeness
 
 See Also: blahs, dissatisfaction, dullness, dulness, fatigue

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Te"di*um\, n. [L. taedium, fr. taedet it disgusts, it
wearies one.]
Irksomeness; wearisomeness; tediousness. [Written also
{t[ae]dium}.] --Cowper.

      To relieve the tedium, he kept plying them with all
      manner of bams.                          --Prof.
                                               Wilson.

      The tedium of his office reminded him more strongly of
      the willing scholar, and his thoughts were rambling.
                                               --Dickens.

 

 

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