bored bored  /ˈbɔrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) tired of the world
  2. (adj) uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Verne's underground hike would, have taken far less time, says Cooper, if he had simply fallen into a frictionless tunnel bored through the earth's center.
  2. I was going to school like usual but I was bored and had no money.
  3. He graduated from Yale in 1921 and worked briefly on Wall Street but got thoroughly bored.

News

  1. 'Smoking' Alcohol and the Sobering Risks of Ingestion Fads

    Drinkers who’re bored with alcohol in liquid form, or hoping to skip the calories, have found a way to “smoke” their favorite spirits. Vaporizing alcohol in either dry ice or through a specially made device has taken the Internet by storm, even if it is...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  2. Why Are Nats Fans So Bored All The Time?

    Between game delays (whether it be due to inclement weather or because the umpire got stuck in traffic ) and long breaks of play in between innings, it's easy to get bored at baseball games. But come on, people, this is just getting ridiculous. [ more › ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DCist

  3. 'Bored' beating suspect's robbery trial open to public

    The trial for one of the North College Hill 'bored beating' teen suspects recently arrested again will be open to the public, a Hamilton County Juvenile Court magistrate ruled Tuesday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "If she gives any indication that she's bored, she will literally get herself in trouble with what would otherwise be a slam dunk re-election," Sabato said.
    on Jan 31, 2009 By: Larry Sabato Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It's like, you know, having dinner with three people for seven years, and getting quite bored of each other," Cowell told reporters. "So it's having a fourth person, new opinion, I think it's gonna be interesting."
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Simon Cowell Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I should be the Maytag Repairman, the guy bored out of my mind waiting for something to do," Sorgi says. "That probably would be a pretty good fit. But I do a little more behind the scenes work than what people see. It's a great job, and...
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Jim Sorgi Source: USA Today

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