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tedious

[tee-dee-uhs, tee-juhs]
adjective
1.
marked by tedium; long and tiresome: tedious tasks; a tedious journey.
2.
wordy so as to cause weariness or boredom, as a speaker or writer; prolix.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin tēdiōsus, Late Latin taediōsus. See tedium, -ous

tediously, adverb
tediousness, noun
overtedious, adjective
overtediously, adverb
overtediousness, noun
untedious, adjective
untediously, adverb


1. wearing, boring, tiring, monotonous, dull.
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tedious (ˈtiːdɪəs)
 
adj
1.  causing fatigue or tedium; monotonous
2.  obsolete progressing very slowly
 
'tediously
 
adv
 
'tediousness
 
n

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tedious
1412, from O.Fr. tedieus, from L.L. tædiosus "wearisome, irksome, tedious," from L. tædium (see tedium).
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