Tedious definition

tēdē-əs
Tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; boring.
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Full of tedium; long or verbose and wearisome; tiresome; boring.
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(obsolete) Moving or progressing very slowly.
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The definition of tedious is something that is boring and repetitive.

An example of tedious is the work that someone does on an assembly line.

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Boring, monotonous, time consuming, wearisome.
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Origin of tedious

  • Middle English from Late Latin taediōsus from Latin taedium tedium

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French tedieus, from Late Latin taediōsus, from Latin taedium (“weariness, tedium").

    From Wiktionary