BOREDOM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BOREDOM
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boredom
 n.  tedium; dullness; state of being a bore, or the tendency to become tiresome and uninteresting
Classic Sentence:
1  She did not tell them that it was utter boredom, bewilderment at actually being a mother and, most of all, the absence of Ashley that made her look so woebegone.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  Her boredom was acute and ever present.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  There was nothing especially arduous in this round of religious obligations; but it stood for a fraction of that great bulk of boredom which loomed across her path.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
4  A ring at the door-bell, sounding emphatically through the empty house, roused her suddenly to the extent of her boredom.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
5  The period of daily sickness crawled into an endless time of boredom.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  Nine-tenths of the American towns are so alike that it is the completest boredom to wander from one to another.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
7  She forgot her seasons of boredom.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  But, woman of action as she was, deserted by the male sex, she was not going to suffer tortures of boredom from the refeened old lady.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
9  The round of visits was made; and Mr. James Harthouse, with a discreet use of his blue coaching, came off triumphantly, though with a considerable accession of boredom.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
10  In a word, he was so horribly bored by existing circumstances, that he forgot to go in for boredom in the manner prescribed by the authorities.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
11  The steam of so much boredom, and discontent and anger out of all the people, just kills the vitality in the air.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
12  Of course boredom may lead you to anything.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: VII
13  It is boredom sets one sticking golden pins into people, but all that would not matter.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: VII
14  Gatsby, his hands still in his pockets, was reclining against the mantelpiece in a strained counterfeit of perfect ease, even of boredom.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  She has a low threshold of boredom and needs the constant stimulation of physical activity.
2  After an afternoon of unutterable boredom I was finally allowed to leave.
3  Some children have a low tolerance for boredom.
4  The cure for boredom is curiosity, but there is no known cure for curiosity.