[ weer-ee-suhm ]
/ ˈwɪər i səm /


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

SYNONYMS FOR wearisome

ANTONYMS FOR wearisome

Related forms

wea·ri·some·ly, adverbwea·ri·some·ness, nounun·wea·ri·some, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wearisomely



/ (ˈwɪərɪsəm) /


causing fatigue or annoyance; tedious

Derived Forms

wearisomely or wearifully, adverbwearisomeness or wearifulness, noun
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