boredom

[ bawr-duhm ]
/ ˈbɔr dəm /

noun

the state of being bored; the feeling of being wearied by dullness, tedious repetition, etc.

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Origin of boredom

First recorded in 1850–55; bore1 + -dom
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British Dictionary definitions for boredom

boredom
/ (ˈbɔːdəm) /

noun

the state of being bored; tedium
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