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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence; Tired and not entertained.

Usage examples (39)
  • Anyone bored these days is not paying attention.
  • bored with life
  • He was careful to keep his legs casually thrown out in front of him, his expression bored.
  • Are people in bored-looking cars more likely to fall asleep at the wheel? for more
Tutoring comment
  • She was completely "bored" (past tense of bore) with the "board" (prepaid meals) at her school.
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