boredom

[ bawr-duhm ]
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noun
  1. the state of being bored; the feeling of being wearied by dullness, tedious repetition, etc.

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1
First recorded in 1850–55; bore1 + -dom

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boredom

/ (ˈbɔːdəm) /


noun
  1. the state of being bored; tedium

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