Tedium – meaning of the word and examples

The quality or state of being tedious: Tediousness. (Merriam – Webster)

A tedious period of time. (Merriam – Webster)

The quality of being boring for a long time. (Cambridge Dictionary)

The quality or state of being wearisome; irksomeness; tediousness. (Dictionary.com)

If you talk about the tedium of a job, task, or situation, you think it is boring and rather frustrating. (Collins Dictionary)


The Tedium is the Message: How Adult Animation Visualises Monotony.


Thought there was just one type of boredom? Think again: Scientists identify a FIFTH form of tedium. 



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