Synonyms for tedious

Synonyms for (adj) tedious

Synonyms: long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy, wordy

Definition: using or containing too many words

Usage: long-winded (or windy) speakers; verbose and ineffective instructional methods; newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials; proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

Similar words: prolix

Definition: tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

Usage: editing a prolix manuscript; a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know

Synonyms: tiresome, tedious, irksome, boring, ho-hum, slow, dull, deadening, wearisome

Definition: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

Usage: 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; what an irksome task the writing of long letters is- Edmund Burke; tedious days on the train; the tiresome chirping of a cricket- Mark Twain; other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

Similar words: uninteresting

Definition: arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement

Usage: a very uninteresting account of her trip

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