tiresome

[ tahyuhr-suhm ]
/ ˈtaɪər səm /

adjective

causing or liable to cause a person to tire; wearisome: a tiresome job.
annoying or vexatious.

Origin of tiresome

First recorded in 1490–1500; tire1 + -some1

Related forms

tire·some·ly, adverbtire·some·ness, noun
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tiresome

/ (ˈtaɪəsəm) /

adjective

boring and irritating; irksome

Derived Forms

tiresomely, adverbtiresomeness, noun
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