A third night in hospital for Kate tonight, but the tedium was relieved by a visit from brother James and sister Pippa.
What is it about bleakness and tedium that are so attractive, other than the fact that most people instinctively recoil from it?
He advised diners to flee “right back out the door … you will be spared an infinitely larger measure of tedium.”
Since I loathe the tedium of gym workouts, I take breaks for tennis with my eclectic group of tennis pals.
The work is ceaseless and routine to the point of tedium—and almost half of primary-care physicians are burnt out.
After a time he was conscious that the captain was growling a bit of a song to relieve the tedium of his task.
The weather doubled the time and the tedium of the passage of this ridge.
It is, I have observed, a very common way of amusing the tedium of a sea voyage: I have had more than one bet referred to me.
Bob, thus forming his Utopian plans, forgot the tedium of the trail.
A payday now and then didn't make up for the tedium of labor.
1660s, from Latin taedium "weariness, disgust," related to taedet "it is wearisome," and to taedere "to weary." Possible cognates are Old Church Slavonic tezo, Lithuanian tingiu "to be dull, be listless."