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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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You would see that all these things are much simpler than you think; and, besides, these rare cases come about, in my opinion, from ennui and from satiety.
If one could have a fine house, full of nice girls, or go traveling, the summer would be delightful, but to stay at home with three selfish sisters and a grown-up boy was enough to try the patience of a Boaz," complained Miss Malaprop, after several days devoted to pleasure, fretting, and ennui.
It keeps us from ennui and mischief, is good for health and spirits, and gives us a sense of power and independence better than money or fashion.
If we were always, indeed, getting our living, and regulating our lives according to the last and best mode we had learned, we should never be troubled with ennui.
An old-fashioned man would have lost his senses or died of ennui before this.
And thus, without in appearance living otherwise than those who, with no other occupation than that of spending their lives agreeably and innocently, study to sever pleasure from vice, and who, that they may enjoy their leisure without ennui, have recourse to such pursuits as are honorable, I was nevertheless prosecuting my design, and making greater progress in the knowledge of truth, than I might, perhaps, have made had I been engaged in the perusal of books merely, or in holding converse with men of letters.
He had on evening dress, a moustache, a chrysanthemum, and a look of ennui, all of which he kept carefully under his eye.
During my youthful days discontent never visited my mind, and if I was ever overcome by ennui, the sight of what is beautiful in nature or the study of what is excellent and sublime in the productions of man could always interest my heart and communicate elasticity to my spirits.
Les ennuis de l'ancien ministre de l'Interieur Najem Gharsalli se corsent.
Juan Carlos, monte sur le trone a la mort de Francisco Franco en novembre 1975, est devenu populaire en menant la transition de l'Espagne vers la democratie, avant de connaitre une fin de regne marquee notamment par des ennuis de sante, et des scandales financiers touchant en 2011, sa fille l'infante Cristina, et son mari Inaki Urdangarin.
Et plus les humoristes E[umlaut]voquent leurs ennuis qui sont surtout les vE[sup.
Bref, les ennuis des pays epingles sur la liste grise ne sont pas termines.
Loin d'etre un renoncement, cette decision manifeste sa pugnacite et sa volonte de se debarrasser, une fois pour toutes, de ses ennuis judiciaires, afin, espere-t-il, d'occuper pleinement son poste de "numero deux" dans le prochain gouvernement, qui sera nomme a l'issue du scrutin legislatif du 22 janvier 2013.
De toute facon il le faudra pour rompre la forte dependance du petrole, dont la chute des cours a cause au pays les pires ennuis de ces dernieres decennies.
Julian Assange va reprendre ses emissions a la television russe une fois ses ennuis judiciaires passes, a affirme hier samedi la redactrice en chef de la chaEne en anglais RT apres une rencontre avec le fondateur de WikiLeaks refugie a l'ambassade d'Equateur a Londres.