Wearisomeness
Wearisome Wea"ri*some, a. Causing weariness; tiresome; tedious; weariful; as, a wearisome march; a wearisome day's work; a wearisome book. [1913 Webster]

These high wild hills and rough uneven ways Draws out our miles, and makes them wearisome. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Irksome; tiresome; tedious; fatiguing; annoying; vexatious. See {Irksome}. [1913 Webster] -- {Wea"ri*some*ly}, adv. -- {Wea"ri*some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wearisomeness — noun see wearisome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wearisomeness — noun The quality or state of being wearisome; tiresomeness; tediousness …   Wiktionary

  • wearisomeness — n. fatigue, troublesomeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wearisomeness — wea·ri·some·ness …   English syllables

  • wearisomeness — noun see wearisome …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weariness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Weariness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 weariness weariness defatigation| Sgm: N 1 lassitude lassitude &c.(fatigue) 688 Sgm: N 1 drowsiness drowsiness &c. 683 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 disgust disgust …   English dictionary for students

  • Satiety — Sa*ti e*ty, n. [L. satietas, from satis, sat, enough: cf. F. sati[ e]t[ e].] The state of being satiated or glutted; fullness of gratification, either of the appetite or of any sensual desire; fullness beyond desire; an excess of gratification… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • taedium — Tedium Te di*um, n. [L. taedium, fr. taedet it disgusts, it wearies one.] Irksomeness; wearisomeness; tediousness. [Written also {t[ae]dium}.] Cowper. [1913 Webster] To relieve the tedium, he kept plying them with all manner of bams. Prof. Wilson …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tedium — Te di*um, n. [L. taedium, fr. taedet it disgusts, it wearies one.] Irksomeness; wearisomeness; tediousness. [Written also {t[ae]dium}.] Cowper. [1913 Webster] To relieve the tedium, he kept plying them with all manner of bams. Prof. Wilson. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wearisome — adjective Date: 15th century causing weariness ; tiresome • wearisomely adverb • wearisomeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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