wearisome

[weer-ee-suhm]
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adjective

causing weariness; fatiguing: a difficult and wearisome march.
tiresome or tedious: a wearisome person; a wearisome book.

Origin of wearisome

First recorded in 1400–50, wearisome is from the late Middle English word werysom. See weary, -some1
Related formswea·ri·some·ly, adverbwea·ri·some·ness, nounun·wea·ri·some, adjective

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wearisome

weariful

adjective

causing fatigue or annoyance; tedious
Derived Formswearisomely or wearifully, adverbwearisomeness or wearifulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wearisomely

wearisome

adj.

mid-15c., "weary," also "causing weariness," from weary + -some (1).

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