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Definition of "boredom" []

  • The condition of being bored; ennui. (noun)
  • The state of being bored; tedium (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Use "boredom" in a sentence
  • "The English word "boredom" didn't come into popular use until the 19th century."
  • "Inspirationin the ordinary: For Aubert, boredom is a precious commodity."
  • "Leave my grandparents to rot in boredom and misery?"