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wearisome

adjective uk   /ˈwɪə.rɪ.səm/  us   /ˈwɪr.ɪ-/ formal
causing a person to be tired and/or bored: Simple repetitive tasks can be very wearisome.
Translations of “wearisome”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使人疲倦的, 令人厭倦的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使人疲倦的, 令人厌倦的…
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