- I(Roget's IV) n.Syn. ennui, lack of interest, weariness, world-weariness, taedium vitae (Latin), tedium, tiresomeness, apathy, wearisomeness, doldrums, listlessness, irksomeness, the blahs*; see also dullness 1 , indifference 1 , monotony .II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.tedium, ennui, monotony, apathy, dullness, doldrums, jadedness, indifference, weariness, humdrum, flatness. ''What happens when we lose contact with the uni-verse.''—John Ciardi.ANT.: excitement, stimulationIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being bored: ennui. See EXCITE.
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Boredom — Bore dom, n. 1. The state of being bored, or pestered; a state of ennui. Dickens. [1913 Webster] 2. The realm of bores; bores, collectively. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
boredom — index disinterest (lack of interest) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
boredom — state of being bored, 1852, from BORE (Cf. bore) (v.1) + DOM (Cf. dom). It also has been employed in a sense bores as a class (1883) and practice of being a bore (1864, a sense properly belonging to boreism, 1833) … Etymology dictionary
boredom — *tedium, ennui, doldrums Antonyms: amusement Contrasted words: diversion, entertainment, recreation (see under AMUSE) … New Dictionary of Synonyms
boredom — [n] disinterest; weariness apathy, detachment, disgust, distaste, doldrums, dullness, ennui, fatigue, flatness, incuriosity, indifference, irksomeness, jadedness, lack of interest, lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, monotony, pococurantism,… … New thesaurus
boredom — ► NOUN ▪ the state of feeling bored … English terms dictionary
boredom — [bôr′dəm] n. the condition of being bored; ennui … English World dictionary
Boredom — Boring redirects here. For other uses, see Boring (disambiguation). For the Buzzcocks song, see Spiral Scratch (EP) … Wikipedia
boredom — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ pure (esp. AmE), sheer, utter ▪ terminal VERB + BOREDOM ▪ prevent ▪ alleviate … Collocations dictionary
boredom — n. 1) complete, sheer, utter boredom 2) out of boredom (he started drinking again out of boredom) * * * [ bɔːdəm] sheer utter boredom complete out of boredom (he started drinking again out of boredom) … Combinatory dictionary
boredom — bore|dom [ˈbo:dəm US ˈbo:r ] n [U] the feeling you have when you are bored, or the quality of being boring ▪ a game to relieve the boredom of a long journey ▪ the sheer boredom of being in jail boredom with ▪ his boredom with life in a small town … Dictionary of contemporary English