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boredom

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishboredombore‧dom /ˈbɔːdəm $ ˈbɔːr-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  BORINGthe feeling you have when you are bored, or the quality of being boring a game to relieve the boredom of a long journey the sheer boredom of being in jailboredom with his boredom with life in a small town
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boredomBoredom is one of the main reasons kids get into trouble.It is a tribute to our impatience and boredom that we are already asking this question three months premature.I get more tired from boredom than from work.I sit around all day and eat junk food out of boredom.Some means of escaping the waiting time of boredom and temporary unemployment.Can you imagine the sheer boredom of doing the same job day in, day out for fifty years?Amazing as it might sound, boredom may play a factor as well.I get bored, he said, and I run from this terrible boredom that is the opposite of life.I couldn't help contrast the boredom with United's exhilarating 4-3 encounter with Liverpool some years back, also in Belfast.She could no longer stand the boredom of having nothing to do.There was nothing like a small fire to take the boredom right out of things.But it drives you mad with boredom.sheer boredomOften, the end of their beaks may be cut off to stop the hens pecking each other out of sheer boredom and neurosis.Misty rain or Sunday lunch, or sheer boredom had dispersed the spectators and Lady Street was deserted.
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