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tedious

adjective  us   /ˈtid·i·əs/
boring and tiring, esp. because long or often repeated: tedious work/tasks Learning a new computer program can be a tedious process.
Translations of “tedious”
in Arabic مُمِلّ…
in Korean 지루한…
in Malaysian menjemukan…
in French ennuyeux…
in Turkish sıkıcı, bıktırıcı, usandırıcı…
in Italian tedioso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單調乏味的,無趣的…
in Russian скучный…
in Polish nużący…
in Vietnamese chán ngắt…
in Spanish tedioso, aburrido…
in Portuguese tedioso…
in Thai น่าเบื่อหน่าย…
in German langweilig…
in Catalan tediós, avorrit…
in Japanese 退屈な, つまらない…
in Indonesian membosankan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单调乏味的,无趣的…
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