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Correct spelling:
Tedious; tiresome.
painful (adjective)
trying, miserable, hurtful, anguishing, annoying, acute, distressful, biting, crushing, odious, bitter, torturing, gnawing, harrowing, disagreeable, stabbing, bothersome, withering, cutting, unbearable, grievous, burdensome, insufferable, severe, irritating, oppressive, painful, aggravating, piercing, agonizing, woeful, uncomfortable, troublesome, aching, horrendous, inflaming, throbbing, unpleasant, smarting, cruel, offensive, excruciating, stinging, wrenching, cramping, arduous, chafing, sore, tormenting, grueling, besetting.
aggravating (adjective)
tormenting, antagonizing, annoying, inflaming, disturbing, troublesome, harassing, irritating, pestering, vexing, teasing, bedeviling, rankling, grating, bothersome, perturbing, aggravating, exasperating, exacerbating, upsetting, infuriating, enraging.
Other synonyms:
uninteresting, slow, boring, wearisome, tiresome, ho-hum, deadening, dull, tedious.
Examples of usage:
  1. Here is an example which my young readers should endeavour to follow when they have a duty, however irksome, to perform. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. " plain," thought Antonio, " my presence is indifferent, if not irksome to her. 'Tis - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. The very ticking of the clock became irksome. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.

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