tedious

372 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[tˈiːdɪəs], [tˈiːdɪəs], [t_ˈiː_d_ɪ__ə_s]
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Synonyms for Tedious:

boring (adjective)

boring, commonplace, depressing, dreary, dry, dull, humdrum, insipid, monotonous, mundane, prosaic, tiresome, uninteresting, wearisome.

Other synonyms and related words:

Grey, Jading, Laputan, Nettling, Overworked, abhorrent, abominable, aggravating, alliterating, alliterative, annoyance, annoying, anodyne, arid, assonant, audacity, automatic, automaton-like, awful, awkward, bald, banal, banausic, barren, beguile the time, belabored, betwixt and between, blah, bland, blank, bloodless, blowy, boldness, boresome, boringly, botheration, bothersome, brass, breezy, broken-record, bromidic, burdensome, chafing, changeless, chanting, characterless, cheek, chiming, cold, colorless, colourless, common, cool one's heels, dead, dead-and-alive, deadening, deadly, dense, derivative, desiccate, detestable, devoid of interest, dilatory, dim, dingdong, dingy, disagreeable, disgusting, disheartening, dismal, dispiriting, distasteful, disturbance, dour, down-to-earth, drab, dragging, draggy, draining, drear, drearily, drearisome, drudging, dry-as-dust, dryasdust, dull as dishwater, dullsville, dully, dumb, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, endless, enervating, ennuyant, enraging, etiolated, everlasting, everyday, exasperating, excruciating, exhausting, face, fade, fair, fair to middling, fairish, fatigue, fatiguing, featureless, flat, flat-footed, flatulent, flavourless, forgettable, formulaic, frustrating, garrulous, governance, government, grandiloquent, gray, hack, hackneyed, harassment, harping, hassle, heavy, highly diluted, ho-hum, hollow, homely, horrid, hypnotic, impractical, inactive, inane, inanimate, inconvenience, indifferent, inexcitable, inflated, interminable, invariable, irksome, irritant, irritating, irritation, jejune, jerkwater, jingle-jangle, jog-trot, jogtrot, juiceless, kick one's heels, labored, laborious, laboured, lackluster, lacklustre, leaden, lengthy, lifeless, literal, literal-minded, long, long-drawn, long-drawn-out, long-winded, loquacious, low-spirited, lustreless, matter of fact, mechanical, mediocre, medium, middle-aged, middling, mind-numbing, mischief, miserable, moderate, modest, monochromatic, monotone, monotonic, monotonously, mortal, moth-eaten, mouldy, muffled, muted, nagging, namby-pamby, nauseating, nerve, nuisance, obnoxious, obtuse, odious, of a kind, of a sort, of sorts, offensive, ordinary, over-long, overdone, overused, pabulum, pain, painful, pale, pallid, pass the time, passable, pedestrian, perfunctory, periphrastic, pest, pestiferous, plague, plain, played out, pleonastic, plodding, pointless, poky, pompous, ponderous, prolix, prolonged, prosing, prosy, protracted, redundant, repellent, repetitious, repetitive, repugnant, repulsive, respectable, reworked, rhymed, rhyming, rigid, rote, routine, run-of-the-mill, sad, same, samely, serviceable, shopworn, sicken, sickening, singsong, sleep-inducing, sleepy, slow, slowly, sluggish, snooze, so-so, softened, solemn, somniferous, somnolent, soporific, soulless, spiritless, staid, stale, stereotyped, stereotypic, stereotypical, sterile, stiff, stifling, stilted, stock, stodgy, stony, stressful, stuffy, stultifying, stupefying, superficial, talk against time, talkative, tame, tardy, tasteless, tautological, taxing, tediously, thankless, thick, threadbare, thudding, tired, tiresomely, tiring, toil, tolerable, torpid, treadmill, trite, trivial, trouble, troublesome, trying, turgid, two-dimensional, unadorned, unchanging, undistinguished, undiversified, unembellished, unending, uneventful, unexciting, unimaginative, uninspired, uninspiring, unlively, unoriginal, unpalatable, unpleasant, unpoetic, unrelieved, unromantic, unsavory, unstimulating, unsurprising, unvaried, unvarying, vacuous, vapid, verbose, vexatious, vexing, vile, visionary, waste time, watery, weariful, weariness, wearing, weary, wearying, windy, wishy-washy, wooden, wordy, workaday, wretched, yucky.

Quotes for Tedious:

  1. And film acting is incredibly tedious just by its nature. It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow. Hugh Grant.
  2. Librarians as a race tend to be tedious Peter Shaffer.
  3. I find it incredibly tedious hate that it murders itself with its own conservative pomposity. Fiona Shaw.