- 乏味的,单调的 tiresome because of being too long, slow or dull; boring
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness;
"a boring evening with uninteresting people"
"the deadening effect of some routine tasks"
"a dull play"
"his competent but dull performance"
"a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"
"what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"
"tedious days on the train"
"the tiresome chirping of a cricket"
"other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
using or containing too many words;
"long-winded (or windy) speakers"
"verbose and ineffective instructional methods"
"newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"
"proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
- The tedious job simply ate me up.
- He told me a tedious story.
- He is an exceedingly tedious fellow.
- How can he give us such a tedious lecture.
- I'm afraid I find philosophy rather tedious.
- The long and tedious journey did them up.
- I spent a tedious hour in a traffic jam.
- Filing papers at the office is a tedious job.
- I'm tired of his tedious lecture.
- The arguments are tedious and complicated.
- I find this novel very tedious.
The bishop's sermon had been..the most tedious twenty minutes of the year.出自： A. N. Wilson
No gardener needs to be reminded that weeding is tedious work.出自： J. Cox
A..tedious woman who held forth at great length on any subject.出自： P. P. Read