tiresome


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so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

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When your Plan A is everybody else's Plan B it becomes a tiresome struggle
Q:] If a man is walking south along a beach at 1 mile an hour and a woman a mile behind him is walking south along the same beach at 2 miles an hour, at what point will they just totally misunderstand each other and fail to communicate in even the simplest and most basic ways about anything and everything including sex, money, disciplining the children, where to vacation, and the whole tiresome argument about whether the dishrack should be wood or steel?
A charming tale of the young woman Clara and her decision to persist in the endless and tiresome task of brushing her hair, Clara's Gift From The Heart by Mary Douglas is illustrated by Lisa Victoria.
Marcus Winters nicely nails the empirical and conceptual fallacies in Jonathan Kozol's tiresome jihads against the alleged institutional racism causing the unequal funding of schools ("Savage Exaggerations: Worshiping the Cosmology of Jonathan Kozol," check the facts, Spring 2006).
We are supposed to be energized after our summer "lull," but these texts are tough, even tiresome.
After all, it must get tiresome combing through my correspondence with my brother on up-to-date dry-walling techniques, while searching for a coded message to Al Qaeda.
Massie's of-tuttered "Ehmagod" and other teenage speech patterns grow tiresome, but for the most part, the writing is consistent and the characters are surprisingly engaging.
In Summer 2004, at the Royal Academy in London, the architect Graham Morrison launched a stinging attack on 'iconitis', the trend to create buildings without meaning or programme beyond the desire to make the maximum visual noise, the equivalent of the classroom show-off: amusing for an instant and thereafter a tiresome irritant.
Two dining booths provide elegant ambience and if the unrivaled view grows tiresome, there's a plasma TV with satellite connectivity available (it stays out of sight unless you request it) or a look into the past--and passed--from the 1930s political-style open observation deck out back.
At this point, the feminist critique grows a bit tiresome, ruling out as it does a deeper analysis of America's romance with the space program.
As this can be a tiresome, time consuming, dirty job it is often overlooked, leading to costly breakdowns--but options are few.
LADIES, DOING THE LAUNDRY after a trip to Japan can be tiresome.
There are hundreds more people I need to thank, but it seems right to start with people who treat the transient with welcome, the tiresome with patience, the bewildered with help.
The prominence of the key of C major may become tiresome, although it can provide a good opportunity for transposition practice.
Invoking the tiresome specter of "isolationism," Hirsh warns that "we must now embrace the global community we ourselves built.