te·dious /ˈtidiəs, ˈtiʤəs/
Te·di·ous a. Involving tedium; tiresome from continuance, prolixity, slowness, or the like; wearisome. -- Te*di*ous*ly, adv. -- Te*di*ous*ness, n.
I see a man's life is a tedious one. --Shak.
I would not be tedious to the court. --Bunyan.
Syn: -- Wearisome; fatiguing. See Irksome.
adj 1: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a
boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the
deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull
play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum
speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what
an irksome task the writing of long letters is"-
Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the
tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other
people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome" [syn: boring,
deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tiresome,
2: using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy)
speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional
methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy
editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
[syn: long-winded, verbose, windy, wordy]