(1) Here we give thanks to those inventions and products that have made our lives free from misery, barbarism and tedium .(2) But the real losers are the viewers who have to sit through two hours of uninterrupted tedium .(3) cousins and uncles filled the tedium of winter nights with many a tall tale(4) But really, these small successes were never enough to save me from the larger tedium of the evening.(5) Is it tedium or is it the drawn out buildup to a perfect finish?(6) The tedium sets in for two reasons, repetition and lack of interest.(7) The utter tedium of the actual games didn't stop everyone from feigning excitement over them.(8) So people eventually came in and the day developed into the same mind-numbing tedium that I've come to expect.(9) After the sheer tedium of a disastrous relationship with a well known record company, the guys have taken to playing gigs for free in local pubs.(10) For all of those moments, however, there are moments of tedium and mediocrity to sit through.(11) It's feral to the point of tedium - almost as tedious as the plod of the rhythm section.(12) Jeffrey's memoir is, in the main, a work of numbing tedium , self-indulgent and lacking any sense of irony.(13) the tedium of car journeys(14) That means I have 4 hours of boredom and tedium whilst standing and getting sore feet ahead of me.(15) A dancer attempts to run up the slope, but repeatedly slips down, to the point of tedium .(16) It is a brave and safe new world in which technology has liberated humankind from tedium .