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  1. plural of boredom
    • 2006, Michael Carroll, Awake at Work: 35 Practical Buddhist Principles for Discovering Clarity and Balance in the Midst of Work's Chaos[1], page 184:
      29: Acknowledge small boredoms
      All of us experience small boredoms at work—routine, seemingly dull events that we often take for granted: [] .
    • 2007, Rivca Gordon, Existential Thinking: Blessings and Pitfalls[2], page 76:
      This profound boredom, he states, is the basis of the two other boredoms.
    • 2009, Lee Anna Maynard, Beautiful Boredom: Idleness and Feminine Self-Realization in the Victorian Novel[3], page 13:
      In the pattern now familiar from Jane Eyre, Isabel Archer's boredoms spur her to leave America under her eccentric aunt Lydia's wing [] .