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wearisome

[ weer-ee-suhm ]
/ ˈwɪər i səm /
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adjective
causing weariness; fatiguing: a difficult and wearisome march.
tiresome or tedious: a wearisome person; a wearisome book.
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Origin of wearisome

First recorded in 1400–50, wearisome is from the late Middle English word werysom.See weary, -some1

OTHER WORDS FROM wearisome

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

wearisome

weariful

/ (ˈwɪərɪsəm) /

adjective
causing fatigue or annoyance; tedious

Derived forms of wearisome

wearisomely or wearifully, adverbwearisomeness or wearifulness, noun
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