Definition of tedium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtiːdiəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtiːdiəm//
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the quality of being boring synonym boredom She longed for something to relieve the tedium of everyday life. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin taedium, from taedere ‘be weary of’.
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