Bore

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Definition

to bore (somebody with something): to tire, to annoy, to bother (somebody with something)
verb
Am I boring you with my stories? You look sleepy.
You bore me to death. You really, really don't interest me.

to be bored: to be uninterested, sick and tired
verb, idiom
I'm bored. I have nothing to do; I'm uninterested; I'm tired of this

boring: dull, uninteresting, monotonous
adjective
I found the book very boring, I was asleep after 3 pages.

boredom: lack of interest, apathy
noun

Examples

  • "The exhibit was boring?"
  • "In lieu of this pointless, frivolous expenditure, I propose a boring meeting at the office at 8.15 am."
  • "Man : Ooh, that sounds really boring, robot."
  • "Brian : This boring one?"
  • "Apparently, my job is so boring even a robot refuses to do it."
  • "Bruno : Yes the boring one!"
  • "I'm going to take your boring, utopian society, and make it way, way, way, way, way cooler."
  • "I find them boring."
  • "Hannah : Boring!"
  • "Brian : Boring."

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