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Adjective
Inspiring boredom
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“His boring speech was filled with clichés and banal catchphrases.”
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Tediously long or time-consuming
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“The boring movie had a slow plot that just went on forever.”
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Unoriginal in nature
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“This is all so boring. I've seen it all before already.”
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Tediously long in speaking
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Humble or lower in rank or status
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Causing irritation or annoyance
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Seemingly endless because boring
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Stiff or formal in nature or appearance, perhaps overly so
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Not offering, involving, or eager for new or stimulating things
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Somber or sedate in nature
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Tediously boring or monotonous
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Unimaginative
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More typically used to describe women than men
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Old-fashioned in attitude or style
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Requiring effort or labor
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Verb
To be inspiring boredom
“It was clear that Helga's uninspiring speech was boring the few who had bothered to attend her gathering.”
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To be making a hole
“By driving a few nails and boring a few holes, you can build yourself a bobsled in no time.”
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To be forcing one's way through
“This is as far as I can go, short of boring my way through the wall.”
Noun
The process or industry of obtaining coal or other minerals from a mine
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The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging
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The action or process of penetrating something
Interjection
A put-down to silence someone who would otherwise not stop talking
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