wearisome

[weer-ee-suhm]
adjective
1.
causing weariness; fatiguing: a difficult and wearisome march.
2.
tiresome or tedious: a wearisome person; a wearisome book.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English werysom. See weary, -some1

wearisomely, adverb
wearisomeness, noun
unwearisome, adjective


1. tiring. 2. boring, monotonous, humdrum, dull, prosy, prosaic.


2. interesting.
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wearisome or weariful (ˈwɪərɪsəm)
 
adj
causing fatigue or annoyance; tedious
 
weariful or weariful
 
adj
 
'wearisomely or weariful
 
adv
 
'wearifully or weariful
 
adv
 
'wearisomeness or weariful
 
n
 
'wearifulness or weariful
 
n

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Example sentences
Choose the wrong spot, and you end up tired and cranky, and needing to rest
  from your wearisome flight.
They were the ones who had a fine time, and who were responsible for the now
  wearisome myth of that age.
What one may see as crowding and a wearisome din, another will enjoy as a
  charming expression of the city's energy.
After he-or she-is chosen, the wearisome business of refashioning a ruling
  coalition may drag on for weeks.
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