Tedium Te"di*um, n. [L. taedium, fr. taedet it disgusts, it wearies one.] Irksomeness; wearisomeness; tediousness. [Written also {t[ae]dium}.] --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

To relieve the tedium, he kept plying them with all manner of bams. --Prof. Wilson. [1913 Webster]

The tedium of his office reminded him more strongly of the willing scholar, and his thoughts were rambling. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Taedium — vitae Le concept de taedium vitae (dégoût/fatigue de la vie) est né de la pensée du philosophe stoïcien Sénèque le Jeune. Ce document provient de « Taedium vitae ». Catégorie : Locution ou expression latine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Taedium — T[ae] di*um, n. [L.] See {Tedium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Taedium — Taedium, lat., Ekel, Ueberdruß; tädiös, beschwerlich, ekelhaft …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • taedium — variant of tedium * * * taedium an obsolete spelling of ↑tedium taedium vitae /tēˈdi əm vīˈtē or tīˈdi ŭm vēˈtī or wēˈtī/ noun (Latin) Weariness of life …   Useful english dictionary

  • taedium — n. state of being wearisome, tediousness (also tedium) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • taedium —    (s.m.) tedio, noia, disgusto, fastidio. fastidium …   Dizionario di retorica par stefano arduini & matteo damiani

  • taedium — n. [L.] Wearisomeness, irksomeness, tiresomeness, tediousness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • taedium — tae·di·um …   English syllables

  • Taedium vitae —         (лат.) пресыщение жизнью. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция: Л. Ф. Ильичёв, П. Н. Федосеев, С. М. Ковалёв, В. Г. Панов. 1983 …   Философская энциклопедия

  • taedium vitae — лат. (тэдиум витэ) отвращение к жизни, пресыщенность. Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

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