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Correct spelling:
boring
Definition:
The act of, or a hole made by, boring.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
ho-hum, slow, tedious, tiresome, dull, boring, Irksome, wearisome, deadening.
blah
yawn producing, banausic.
boring
uninteresting, dull, depressing, insipid, wearisome, tedious, humdrum, monotonous, mundane, dry, commonplace, dreary, prosaic, tiresome.
button-down
old fashioned, oldfashioned, buttoned-down, button down.
dead
anesthetized, inert.
dry
inelaborate, draggy, impassive, matter of fact.
dull
unintellectual, witless, lumpy, Impassible, not bright, unexciting, yawner, shallower, halfbaked, toilsome, indolent, shallow, without incident, Numskulled.
flat
vapid, whitebread, lead balloon, prosy, matte, unpalatable.
frumpish
unstylish, styleless.
fusty
out of date, out-dated, fusty.
inactive
benumbed.
infinite
interminable.
pedestrian
run of the mill, truistic.
repetitious
tautological, Recapitulatory, repetitious, Iterant, alliterative.
stuporous
stuporous.
tasteless
big zero, without spice, savorless, unpleasurable, plain vanilla.
uneventful
unfateful, unmemorable, unnoteworthy.
unexciting
big yawn, usual thing.
unimaginative
prosaic.
uninteresting
commonplace, trite, routine, drudging, humdrum, tiring, unexciting, spiritless, colorless, flat, arid, dull, lifeless, wearisome, bomb, monotonous, drag, stale, threadbare, cloying, moth-eaten, stereotyped, nothing, characterless, well-worn, repetitious, stupid, interminable, tedious, drab, vapid, zero, dead, insipid, nowhere, bummer, tiresome, unvaried, mundane, ho hum, uninteresting, stuffy, plebeian, tame, prosaic, platitudinous, stodgy, Irksome, bromidic.
noun
act
drilling, boring.
boring
dull, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, uninteresting, ho-hum, Irksome, drilling, oil production, deadening, slow.
mining
Unearthing, tappings, drillings, diggings, borings, quarrying.
verb
boring
Dulling, wearying, annoying, tranquilizing, Fatiguing, tiring, sedating.
depressing
dismal.
perforating
penetrating, Spiking, Punching, poking, Lancing, piercing, pointing, Skewering, sticking, Puncturing, Spearing, Gouging, drilling, needling, Perforating.
Examples of usage:
  1. It was at a spot to which the occupations of the season took me daily, so that the boring operations were watched from beginning to end. – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  2. She hesitated, and then went on: Perhaps I am boring you, but I wanted you to understand what his duty must have cost. – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
  3. An excellent form of boring bar and cutter is shown in Figs. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  4. If you have suffered on account of him, so have I and you haven't had this pain boring into you and eating your life away for months, as I have. – The Story Of Waitstill Baxter by By Kate Douglas Wiggin
  5. I did not want to go; a previous week- end with them had been most boring. – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill

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