tedious

Part of speech: noun

Tediousness.

Part of speech: adverb

Tediously.

Part of speech: adjective

Wearisome; slow.

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Usage examples "tedious":

  1. But his manner was so tedious that the King cried out, " Stop! - "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader", William Holmes McGuffey.
  2. The waggon and horses had not yet been sent back, but the onward march was slow and tedious, and passing through the country of the Batonga, it took five days' toilsome march before the tent was pitched on a bend of the Suave river. - "The Ruined Cities of Zululand", Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley.
  3. " I told you it was a tedious place," said Joanna. - "Joanna Godden", Sheila Kaye-Smith.