Definition of 'boredom'
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This time the boredom and frustration that took hold in the crowd five weeks earlier gave way to something much more appreciative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your boredom threshold is low so you find yourself looking for something to keep you amused. The Sun (2016)That is not because there will be a coup against him but just through sheer boredom. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was always an air of frustration and boredom about him. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is perfect for anyone with a low boredom threshold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Extremely likely to expire at a young age out of sheer boredom. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The reality of her boredom and frustration hit home hard. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She had a low boredom threshold and a wild imagination. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)And would immortality make us happy or find us longing for death from sheer boredom? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has stalled in part because of their opposing approaches to coping with boredom and frustration. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It may have to do with having quite a low boredom threshold? Times, Sunday Times (2010)He really does have an appallingly low boredom threshold. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No matter how much you love one another, boredom often sets in. The Sun (2015)These yummy mummies are consumed with frustration, boredom and uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Or, what appears as boredom or frustration might be grief in disguise. The Sun (2015)In dealing with apathy, it helps to realize that what looks like boredom often is fear instead. Christianity Today (2000)I went on the site out of sheer boredom a month ago. The Sun (2016)And 16 per cent have changed jobs three times, often because of boredom. The Sun (2008)Life changes, social and family demands, irrelevance or sheer boredom were all as important. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'boredom'
British English: boredom /ˈbɔːdəm/ NOUN
Boredom is the state of being bored.
She's terrified of boredom – she wants to see new places all the time.
- American English: boredom
- Arabic: سَأْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: tédio
- Chinese: 厌倦
- Croatian: dosada
- Czech: nuda
- Danish: kedsomhed
- Dutch: verveling
- European Spanish: aburrimiento
- Finnish: tylsyys
- French: ennui
- German: Langeweile
- Greek: ανία
- Italian: noia
- Japanese: 退屈
- Korean: 지루함
- Norwegian: kjedsomhet
- Polish: nuda
- European Portuguese: tédio
- Romanian: plictiseală
- Russian: скука
- Spanish: aburrimiento
- Swedish: långtråkighet
- Thai: ความเบื่อ
- Turkish: can sıkıntısı
- Ukrainian: нудьга
- Vietnamese: sự buồn tẻ
Definition of boredom from the Collins English Dictionary
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