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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But boredom is something to experience rather than hastily swipe away.
But within minutes, even the sirens have lost their lustre, and for the rest of the evening, the children move from flashy gadget to shiny gizmo faster than their brains can even catch a whiff of boredom. As we think about the spirits and hearts of our children this Christmas season, I think it's important to think, too, about their brains.
This article will consider how boredom is routinely monitored, modulated and produced in a digital network culture, by focusing on the extremely popular 'What to do When You're Bored' sub-genre of YouTube videos, which are produced by young female YouTubers for an audience of mainly teenage girls.
Unlike other studies, this book emphasizes one important and overlooked challenge that the new Romanian homeless population is currently facing: boredom. This consideration makes this study a special one.
Yet he said the job had cured his boredom, adding: "The main thing is I felt like a working man again."
'Boredom is often associated with solitude and Syal spent hours of her early life staring out of the window across fields and woods, watching the changing weather and seasons.
For several of the contributors, like Jonas Mekas, any Andy Warhol movie illustrates boredom's capacity to help viewers adjust "to the aesthetic weightlessness, to the different gravitational pull" of, say, watching a moving image that is largely unmoving (89).
Workplace boredom is an emerging construct in the emotion literature, and has been the subject of numerous empirical studies in organizational behavior literature (e.g., Game, 2007; Bruursema et at., 2011).
It seems reasonable to think the same thing could happen with existential boredom. If we were becoming more and more prone to boredom, we might not realize it until the moment the pattern became clear and it suddenly dawned on us: life has become boring.
Writing in his Sunday Times column, he said of being in hospital earlier this month: "The boredom was so bad I thought often about killing myself.
In the survey, parents were asked to list their first, second and third approaches to the boredom problem.
Breaking into peals of laughter, he "added that we should send them gifts once in a while to help break their boredom".
BOREDOM: A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF THE STATE OF AFFAIRS
American researchers just published what they're calling "the most comprehensive empirical account of the experience of boredom" ever conducted.