boredom


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Synonyms for boredom

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the condition of being bored

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the feeling of being bored by something tedious

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These were indifferent boredom (relaxed, withdrawn, indifferent), calibrating boredom (uncertain, receptive to change/distraction), searching boredom (restless, active pursuit of change/distraction) and reactant boredom (high reactant, motivated to leave a situation for specific alternatives).
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86 for the classroom satisfaction and boredom scales, and Cronbach [alpha] values between .
Boredom Breakers are designed to help kids and parents interact - in a pretty hilarious way," said Kendra Ensor, Vice President of Consumer Marketing for Rand McNally.
Dr Richard Ralley, a psychology lecturer at Edge Hill College in Ormskirk, Lancashire, believes boredom could be the brain's way of telling the body to take a rest.
They're simply part of the Unit, a vast group of Marines deployed to the Middle East who must cope with boredom and frustration (sexual, psychological and otherwise) while waiting for their chance to kill the Enemy.
When I was a kid, I used to think about boredom the same way I thought about chicken pox.
There's lots of arty shots of glum-looking Europeans staring at each other, leaving really long pauses, then crying silently out of sheer boredom.
BOREDOM THRESHOLD: At least a European flight - games can be played over again, the magazine has lots to do and read and the puzzle ball takes an age.
After walking over the bridge away from the celebrity jungle, she told the show that boredom and hunger had been the main problems on the show.
The project aims to prevent and reduce criminal acts in the community, reduce drug abuse, eliminate young people's boredom and develop a sense of team spirit in order to meet the common objective of respect for all concerned.
Boredom used to be a sin, attendant cousin of sloth, a welcome state for the devil to seduce weak minds.
Charles Jencks argues that bigness almost inevitably leads to boredom and anomie.
2) That Halpin and Beaumont are driven to this task in part by their own boredom (it is due to Lamont's incompetence that they have so much time on their hands) is relevant for considering the relationship between boredom and frustration detailed here.
For teachers of all subjects and grade levels, Harris, a former teacher, instructional specialist, and principal who is now a professional development and public relations director at an elementary school, provides 99 simple, classroom-tested strategies to engage students and battle boredom.