tiresome

[tahyuhr-suhm]
adjective
1.
causing or liable to cause a person to tire; wearisome: a tiresome job.
2.
annoying or vexatious.

Origin:
1490–1500; tire1 + -some1

tiresomely, adverb
tiresomeness, noun


1. dull, fatiguing, humdrum.


2. interesting.
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tiresome (ˈtaɪəsəm)
 
adj
boring and irritating; irksome
 
'tiresomely
 
adv
 
'tiresomeness
 
n

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Example sentences
Ubiquity aims to eliminate both tiresome mouse movements and the need for
  multiple browser plug-ins.
But there's a jerry-built climax and a prolonged, tiresome post-climax.
The writer used to watch summer on television but the commercials became
  tiresome.
The verbal games and puns grow tiresome after a while, but the sight gags are
  entertaining, and so are the performances.
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