TEDIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TEDIOUS
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tedious
 a.  tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; progressing very slowly
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  A man who marries without knowing Bunbury has a very tedious time of it.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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2  Well, after I had been in the room about ten minutes, talking to huge overdressed dowagers and tedious academicians, I suddenly became conscious that some one was looking at me.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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3  He pictured to himself with silent amusement the tedious luncheon that he had missed by staying so long with Basil Hallward.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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4  It is so tedious a subject that one would have to talk seriously about it.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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5  It is quite true, I never talk when I am working, and never listen either, and it must be dreadfully tedious for my unfortunate sitters.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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6  Don't squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving away your life to the ignorant, the common, and the vulgar.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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7  The generation into which I was born was tedious.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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8  They have become stout and tedious, and when I meet them, they go in at once for reminiscences.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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9  They are good husbands, or faithful wives, or something tedious.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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10  Her guests this evening were rather tedious.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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11  Yes: it was certainly a tedious party.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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12  Some of the acquaintances to whom she had been a tedious or indifferent or ridiculous affliction, dropped her: others became cordial.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
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13  I fear, my friend, that I shall render myself tedious by dwelling on these preliminary circumstances; but they were days of comparative happiness, and I think of them with pleasure.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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14  The first part of their journey was performed in too melancholy a disposition to be otherwise than tedious and unpleasant.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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15  The alteration is not in them, if their parties are grown tedious and dull.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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Example Sentence:
1  The camaraderie among fellow employees made the tedious work just bearable.
2  Her visits were starting to get a bit tedious.
3  The director drew the meeting out for another hour with a series of tedious questions.
4  He that can read an meditate will not find his evenings long or life tedious.
5  The Mayor recited to the Queen a long and tedious speech of welcome.
6  Thomas Carlyle , notwithstanding his tedious rhetoric, is a master of the sublime in prose style.
7  Truckers say a ban would slow deliveries and make what they call a tedious job worse.