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Definitions of tedious

  1. Tediousness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Tediously. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Wearlsome; tiresome; as, tedious work or hours. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Wearisome: tiresome from length or slowness: irksome; slow. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Tiresome; irksome; slow. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Wearisome; slow. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Wearisome: tiresome from prolixity; slow. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for tedious

  1. It would be a tedious and unnecessary task to subject each of these bits of evidence to empirical criticism. – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard
  2. I shall not take you through the tedious details of the trial, but will hasten over such portions as closely touch the fate of our friends. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
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