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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Boredom. A feeling of being tired, bored, and unsatisfied with your life.

Usage examples (35)
  • ennui descended on the participants of the conference when the main speaker did not appear for an hour.
  • So, I suppose, this ennui is the ying to that yang.
  • "I suppose this is what they call ennui," said Eric again, after a pause.
  • The ennui is without doubt the worst thing a POW has to contend with. for more
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