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English definition of “boredom”

boredom

noun [U]    /ˈbɔr·dəm, ˈboʊrd-/
when you are bored: She varies her workouts to avoid boredom.
(Definition of boredom noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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