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Word: tedium

Definition: boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious


Sentences Containing 'tedium'

As the weeks extended well beyond his initial optimistic forecast, Wild established and maintained routines and activities to relieve the tedium.
Several aspects of the game was changed due to feedback from "Episode 1"; complaints of tedium and slow pace led to "Episode II" have fasted paced gameplay and battles and shorter length cutscenes.
They, excepting those willing to pursue a life of petty crime, live a life of tedium and depression.
Undoubtedly the very tedium and ennui which presume to have exhausted the variety and the joys of life are as old as Adam.

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