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Definition of Tedium


  1. Irksomeness; wearisomeness; tediousness.

Tedium Quotations

Like the experience of warfare, the endurance of grave or terminal illness involves long periods of tedium and anxiety, punctuated by briefer interludes of stark terror and pain.
Christopher Hitchens

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
Arthur Helps

These days you're not just competing with the tedium, you're competing with the cellphone.
Billy Corgan

It's a two-dimensional gig being a singer, and you can get lost in your own tedium and repetition.
Robert Plant

Because of my capacity for listening to strangers' tales, or the details of their lives, my patience with their food and their crotchets, my curiosity that borders on nosiness, I am told that anyone traveling with me experiences an unbelievable tedium, and this is why I choose to travel alone.
Paul Theroux
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Tedium Translations

tedium in Spanish is tedio
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