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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
tedium or T-D-M
MEANING:noun: The state or quality of being boring, monotonous, or repetitive.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin taedium, from taedere (to be weary).
USAGE:"What at first seems sort of clever quickly turns into an exercise in exasperating tedium."
Brandon Fibbs; Coming of Age Movie is No 'Stand By Me'; The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado); Sep 10, 2010.
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