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Từ điển WordNet v3.1 - WordNet Dictionary
deadening


I - noun
the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
Syn:
stultification, constipation, impairment
Derivationally related forms:
deaden
Hypernyms:
degradation, debasement

II - adjective
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
- a boring evening with uninteresting people
- the deadening effect of some routine tasks
- a dull play
- his competent but dull performance
- a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
- "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
- tedious days on the train
- "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
- other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome
Syn:
boring, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow,
tedious, tiresome, wearisome
Similar to:
uninteresting
Derivationally related forms:
tiresomeness (for: tiresome), tedium (for: tedious), tediousness (for: tedious), dullness (for: dull), boringness (for: boring)

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