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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Example sentences
Surfing aficionados still manage to get access to the sites by using proxy
  addresses, but this can be tediously slow.
Food processors make better pie crust than tediously fooling with two forks or
  a pastry blender while your fat gets warm.
The melodramatics in this picture are tediously uninspired.
Then methodically, tediously and in endless conversation the plot unravels.
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