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tedious meaning

EN[ˈtiː.dɪəs] [ˈti.di.əs] [ˈti.dʒəs] [-iːdiəs]
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Francesco Brunery's painting A Tedious Conference (19th–20th century), depicting clerics suffering from tedium during a meeting
Francesco Brunery's painting A Tedious Conference (19th–20th century), depicting clerics suffering from tedium during a meeting

    Definition of tedious in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore tediousSUPmost tediousSUF-ious
    1. Boring, monotonous, time consuming, wearisome.
      1. A work is objectively tedious when it contains the defect in question; that is to say, when its author has no perfectly clear thought or knowledge to communicate. For if a man has any clear thought or knowledge in him, his aim will be to communicate it, and he will direct his energies to this end; so that the ideas he furnishes are everywhere clearly expressed. The result is that he is neither diffuse, nor unmeaning, nor confused, and consequently not tedious.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • However, most preparation methods are tedious and complicated; do not easily produce monomorphological single crystals.
      • After six months in a tedious desk job, Anna wants out.
      • This method of biotyping is tedious and time consuming (21–35 days).
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
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    1. en tediously
    2. en tediousome
    3. en tediousness
    4. en tediousnesses
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    Meaning of tedious for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "tedious" is an adjective.
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