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te·di·ous  (td-s)
1. Tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; boring. See Synonyms at boring.
2. Obsolete Moving or progressing very slowly.

[Middle English, from Late Latin taedisus, from Latin taedium, tedium.]

tedi·ous·ly adv.
tedi·ous·ness n.

tedious  /tidis/  adj. boring, long and dull: She has a tedious job as a file clerk. -n. [U] tedium. tedious

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