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wearisome

[weer-ee-suh m] /ˈwɪər i səm/
adjective
1.
causing weariness; fatiguing:
a difficult and wearisome march.
2.
tiresome or tedious:
a wearisome person; a wearisome book.
Origin of wearisome
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English werysom. See weary, -some1
Related forms
wearisomely, adverb
wearisomeness, noun
unwearisome, adjective
Synonyms
1. tiring. 2. boring, monotonous, humdrum, dull, prosy, prosaic.
Antonyms
2. interesting.
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wearisome

/ˈwɪərɪsəm/
adjective
1.
causing fatigue or annoyance; tedious
Derived Forms
wearisomely, wearifully, adverb
wearisomeness, wearifulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wearisome
adj.

mid-15c., "weary," also "causing weariness," from weary + -some (1).

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