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 Meanings and Examples of BORED
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bored
 a.  uninterested because of frequent exposure
 v.  (past tense) make a hole in something, especially with a revolving tool
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "You know there isn't going to be any war," said Scarlett, bored.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  Scarlett made a mouth of bored impatience.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  There had been no talk of politics or impending war all during the morning, because of Mr. Wilkes' request that the ladies should not be bored.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  But Scarlett carefully folded up the letter without finishing it and thrust it back into the envelope, too bored to read further.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  Rhett looked lazy and his voice had a silky, almost bored, note.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  I do get awfully bored when they talk about the Cause, morning, noon and night.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
7  But she was heartily bored, even as she had been the day when Grandma launched on her memories of the Creek uprising.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
8  It was only Ashley who drew her to the house, for the conversations bored and saddened her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
9  Not that he was notably brilliant or exceptional; in his own profession he was surpassed by more than one man who had bored Lily through many a weary dinner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
10  Mrs. Peniston, under ordinary circumstances, was as much bored by her excellent cousin as the recipient of such services usually is by the person who performs them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
11  He leaned against the wall, scratched a while, sighed, and in a bored way gossiped with a man tilted back in a chair.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  Miss Bea was a stalwart, corn-colored, laughing young woman, and she was bored by farm-work.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  She talked of Kennicott's overshoes and medical ideals till they were thoroughly bored.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  She was like the revolutionist at fifty: not afraid of death, but bored by the probability of bad steaks and bad breaths and sitting up all night on windy barricades.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
15  They had two meals with Carol's sister, and were bored, and felt that intimacy which beatifies married people when they suddenly admit that they equally dislike a relative of either of them.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence: (63 in 5 pages)
16  The thief bore away my watch.
17  She disliked the president, whom she once described as an 'insufferable bore'.
18  The discussion bore against the bill.
19  This new model of drilling machine can bore through solid rock ten metres deep.
20  Despite everything, she bore her former boss no animosity.
21  The room bore evidence of a struggle.
22  After years of hard work, his efforts finally bore fruit.
23  The queen bore him four fine sons.
24  The clever girl bore off the first prize.
25  He used a drill to bore a hole in the door.
26  Her husband is a crashing bore.
27  The envoy bore back to us this good news.
28  The film bore no relation to the book.
29  The title of the essay bore little relation to the contents.
30  This drill can bore through rock.