Definition of boringness in English:



  • See boring

    • ‘I'd driven the poor chap over the edge of biographical desperation with my stark boringness.’
    • ‘It's a game of surpassing, even brilliant, boringness and I dare say I'm one of only a few thousand native-born American citizens who can follow its soporific plotlines.’
    • ‘I did do a long one but it was just loads of complaining about something someone said on a message bored—I've decided to save my readers the boringness of that.’
    • ‘Now, brilliantly, or duplicitously, or frighteningly, Fox has given its critique of boringness and complacency and sameness a right-wing argot.’
    • ‘Many have fought for a concert hall to benefit nostalgic Europhiles oblivious to the boringness of classical music.’
    • ‘And even they might wonder how a fast-moving serial could be transformed into what looks like a two-hour music video of intense boringness.’
    • ‘The boringness of a town seems the whole point—it's precisely that regularity, that continuity, that we desire, that causes us to stay in a place for a period of time.’
    • ‘Burnley is conveniently located near Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Bolton, and Blackburn so despite the boringness that is Burnley, there is plenty to do outside of the town.’
    • ‘There are indications of a backlash against boringness.’
    • ‘But our boringness means we have a more reasoned approach to thinking about issues.’
    • ‘So anyway, Gary was telling me that it had taken him a long, long time to come to terms with his boringness.’
    • ‘But its ordinariness and even boringness only make me like it more; ordinary places where extraordinary events have occurred are my favorite kind.’
    • ‘I'd been much, much less attracted by what is perhaps the more public face of philosophy, which is its abstruseness, its complexity, its boringness even.’
    • ‘I think if anyone tried to make a comic about the first two years of med school, the comic strip would spontaneously combust due to the mind-numbing boringness of the subject matter.’
    • ‘I just knew that underneath all the dirt and grime and everyday boringness of life, there were things happening that only those who possessed a certain magic could see.’
    • ‘The celebrated description of Waterloo with which the novel opens is a large-scale demonstration of the boringness of war and has been described as one of the earliest pieces of truthful battle literature in existence.’
    • ‘Words can't describe the fullness of its awful boringness.’
    • ‘It was probably really boring to many people, and I apologise for the boringness.’
    • ‘They resort to doing shocking things to cover up this boringness.’
    • ‘I'm inclined to think boringness is a big complex interactive mix of inherent tendencies and acquired attributes.’