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tiresome

[ tahyuhr-suhm ]
/ ˈtaɪər səm /
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adjective
causing or liable to cause a person to tire; wearisome: a tiresome job.
annoying or vexatious.
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Origin of tiresome

First recorded in 1490–1500; tire1 + -some1

OTHER WORDS FROM tiresome

tire·some·ly, adverbtire·some·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tiresome

tiresome
/ (ˈtaɪəsəm) /

adjective
boring and irritating; irksome

Derived forms of tiresome

tiresomely, adverbtiresomeness, noun
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