- causing weariness; fatiguing: a difficult and wearisome march.
- tiresome or tedious: a wearisome person; a wearisome book.
Origin of wearisome
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1. tiring. 2. boring, monotonous, humdrum, dull, prosy, prosaic.
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Examples from the Web for wearisomeness
The wish for change is born of the feeling of wearisomeness.The Hearts of Men
He was a gentleman for all his wearisomeness, and his kindness was such as I could accept.Simon the Jester
William J. Locke
This, however, was a mere question of length and wearisomeness.Great Expectations
Do you turn from this painful portion of my narrative with indifference, or contempt, or wearisomeness?Ten Thousand a-Year (Vol. 2)
Yet the wearisomeness of this perfection was not to be denied, and here, in the eyes of Apelles, lay the weakness of this master.History of Ancient Art
Franz von Reber
- causing fatigue or annoyance; tedious
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Word Origin and History for wearisomeness
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