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soul-destroying

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsoul-destroyingˈsoul-desˌtroying adjective  BORINGsomething that is soul-destroying is extremely boring or makes you feel very unhappy a soul-destroying experience
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soul-destroyingThey spend all day sticking paper labels on toy cars - it's soul-destroying.A soul-destroying activity and one calculated to make any cat lower its personal standards.He could remember every dismal dreary moment of it, with soul-destroying clarity.Going to the unemployment office and having to wait there for hours is a soul-destroying experience.Most people are unaware of the back-breaking, soul-destroying labor required in past centuries.Nothing is more soul-destroying than being completely dependent on another person.It was soul-destroying to him but it gave him money for his wife and child.
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