bored

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Etymology[edit]

From the verb to bore 'annoy', itself of unknown origin

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bored

  1. simple past tense and past participle of bore
    A bored woman selling souvenirs in Moscow.

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bored (comparative more bored, superlative most bored)

  1. suffering from boredom
  2. uninterested, without attention
    The piano teacher's bored look betrayed he wasn't paying much attention to his pupil's boringly stereotype rendition of the brilliantly composed etudes
  3. perforated by a hole or holes (through bioerosion or other)

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