boredom


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Synonyms for boredom

Synonyms for boredom

the condition of being bored

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Synonyms for boredom

the feeling of being bored by something tedious

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While Perry said boredom was also beneficial for adults: 'As I get older, I appreciate reflection and boredom.
so with parents battling the boredom threshold, Emirates has teamed up with Dr Sandi Mann, a psychologist and boredom specialist at the University of Central Lancashire to find a solution.
Research examining workplace boredom in service employees is critical because of the role these individuals play in building relationships with customers.
The boredom was so bad I thought often about killing myself.
Yet, in terms of parents' understanding that boredom can be a useful catalyst to stimulate a child to take action on their own behalf, the poll found 21% strongly agreeing with the statement, "It is good to let children be bored now and then.
This may not seem like a serious complaint in itself; after all, we all suffer from boredom from time to time, but in dogs it can lead to all sorts of unwanted and antisocial behaviours.
The Gospel According to David Foster Wallace: Boredom and Addiction in an Age of Distraction
When work is boring: Analysis of the psychometric properties of Job Boredom Scale (JBS)
Proneness to boredom, assessed with the boredom proneness scale (BPS), has been found to be negatively correlated with need for cognition, academic achievement, and satisfaction with life (Seib & Vodanovich, 1998; Harris, 2000; Watt, 1994).
Sophomore Esme Nungaray checks social media to help her stay awake in class, but she also combats boredom by "participating more in discussions.
To get started, the group used an Android app to survey and rate levels of boredom among users at multiple times of the day.
Thus, the boredom of a blind father and blind daughter shames my curiosity.
Does boredom make people eat because they want to do something pleasurable or because they're trying to alleviate the tedium?
However, empirical researchers have shown an increase in risk factors, such as peer pressure (Allen, Chango, Szwedo, Schad, & Marston, 2012) and leisure boredom (Wegner, Flisher, Lombard, & Muller, 2006), as key factors in understanding substance use among adolescents.
aPSYCHOLOGY student hopes to produce an exciting world first in research - on the subject of boredom.