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so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

using or containing too many words

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But thanks to four innovative judges, that ordeal has just become a little less long, and maybe even a little less tedious.
Each riddle for contemplation is presented not through tedious narration, but rather in the unusual and lively form of a hypothetical dialogue.
Engagingly whisking its readers through Beth Segar's every-day digressively tedious life in combat with coworkers and happiness, We All Fall Down depicts the amusing tale of her introduction of Theory of Constraints in the workplace and its immediate effectiveness.
We found that this process, while tedious, has helped boost our credibility with our readers.
In spite of a couple of tedious rhetorical habits, the good professor makes a seductive and knowledgeable travel companion.
After all, what value is there in reporting in detail what television performers ('electronic journalists') have captured inevitably in greater detail and without the tedious and often useless 'backgrounding' that print journalists offer?
Ruminative blogs, especially on the topic of architecture, can be tedious beyond imagination.
Almond's other books for young people have won high awards (and this novel in hardcover has been named a 2005 ALA Best Book for YAs and won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award), but this reviewer believes that most young people, especially in America where the setting and characters are basically unfamiliar, will find the book tedious reading or listening.
Inside the millions perhaps even billions of near immortals go about there tedious everyday life regardless of the vessel's path.
Every month I have to custom-format 24 worksheets with a complex layout, and it's tedious doing them one at a time.
There is nothing tedious about the Home Secretary abusing the system to make life easier for his mistress and her hired help.
Hibernate In Action is an effective user's manual for the open-source Java tool of Hibernate, which has exploded in popularity due to its automation of a tedious task: persisting Java objects to a relational database, a task made laborious by the necessity of having to write code that maps one's object-oriented code to a relational database or vice-versa.
Correcting tall rotor balance on our Black Hawk is a tedious maintenance procedure.
Its rules-based workflow reduces tedious and costly manual steps, and the transaction audit trail increases security and helps ensure accountability for all voided checks.
Locating and inspecting the various prospects is a tedious process.