Boredom



the state of being bored; tedium; ennui.
Contemporary Examples

How to Catch a Giant Python Catharine Skipp February 27, 2010
The Pixies Talk About Their Reunion, New Music and a Missing Band Member Andrew Romano September 19, 2013
The A-List Witness List Ralph Gardner, Jr. May 12, 2009
A Book About Boredom Is Anything But Jeremy Axelrod June 19, 2011
Geoff Dyer Discusses His New Book, ‘Zona,’ the Upside of Boredom, and Despair Josh Dzieza February 29, 2012

Historical Examples

Limbo and Other Essays Vernon Lee
The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Emile Zola
The Hidden Force Louis Couperus
The Shadow-Line Joseph Conrad
Watteau C. Lewis Hind

noun
the state of being bored; tedium
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