Adjective "wearisome" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Causing one to feel tired or bored.
  1. 'they insisted on his presence at wearisome musical soirées'
  2. 'For most of us, the lack of daylight is a wearisome fact of life.'
  3. 'This is all true, but two hundred pages of it do become rather wearisome.'
  4. 'It's sometimes wearisome, sometimes amusing, to see partisan Democrats and Republicans constantly accusing the other side of things that both sides are constantly guilty of.'
  5. 'That's fun when you start, but after 15 years it can become wearisome.'
  6. 'In fact, the film might have worked better if it had been made for the small screen, although with its sloppy characterisation and lifeless, wearisome narrative, it's arguable whether it should have been made at all.'
  7. 'But after a point the ridiculousness of the plot becomes a bit wearisome.'
  8. 'He manages to do or say something really annoying and despicable so often that it's wearisome.'
  9. 'But their increasingly wearisome antics are not going to win many new friends.'
  10. 'He is criticised for not offering or saying anything new, although he must feel the questions are equally wearisome: Will he sack the manager?'
  11. 'Permanently traumatized by her brutal violation, Urania flees the Dominican Republic for a sterile and wearisome expatriate existence before she belatedly returns one final time to her fatherland.'


1. causing weariness; fatiguing: a difficult and wearisome march.

2. tiresome or tedious: a wearisome person; a wearisome book.

More examples(as adjective)

"parts can be wearisome as people."

"tasks can be wearisome."

"weights can be wearisome."

"walks can be wearisome."

"tones can be wearisome."

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