One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the work was tedious and physically demanding’
boring, monotonous, dull, deadly dull, uninteresting, unexciting, unvaried, unvarying, lacking variety, mind-numbing, mindless, soul-destroying, soulless, humdrum, dreary, ho-hum, mundane, wearisome, wearying, tiresome, soporific, dry, as dry as dust, arid, lifeless, colourless, monochrome, uninspired, uninspiring, flat, plodding, slow, banal, vapid, insipid, bland, lacklustre, prosaic, run-of-the-mill, pedestrian, jejune, leaden, heavy
long-drawn-out, overlong, long-winded, prolix, laborious, ponderous, endless, interminable
informal deadly, draggy
British informal samey
North American informal dullsville
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