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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 te·dious /ˈtidiəs, ˈtiʤəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Te·di·ous a.  Involving tedium; tiresome from continuance, prolixity, slowness, or the like; wearisome. -- Te*di*ous*ly, adv. -- Te*di*ous*ness, n.
    I see a man's life is a tedious one.   --Shak.
    I would not be tedious to the court.   --Bunyan.
 Syn: -- Wearisome; fatiguing. See Irksome.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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,
              deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tiresome,
      2: using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy)
         speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional
         methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy
         editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
         [syn: long-winded, verbose, windy, wordy]