n. tedium; dullness; state of being a bore, or the tendency to become tiresome and uninteresting
The cure for boredom is curiosity, but there is no known cure for curiosity.
Sentence in Classic:
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context