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  Words related to boring

Related / Similar Words: drilling, oil production, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome

 

Definition:
  • the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum;
  • the act of drilling;
  • so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn''t capture their attention";;

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    Derivational Morphology: bore, drill

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: avorrit   Chinese: 乏味  
    Dutch: saai   Finnish: tylsä  
    French: ennuyeux   German: langweilig  
    Greek: τρυπώντας   Hebrew: משעמם  
    Ido: enoyiganta   Italian: noioso  
    Japanese: つまんない   Korean: 무료한  
    Norwegian: kjedelig   Portuguese: entediante  
    Russian: сверлильный   Slovene: dolgočasen  
    Spanish: aburrido   Swedish: tråkig  
    Turkish: sıkıcı  
     
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