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Ho-hum   /hoʊ-həm/   Listen

So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.  Synonyms: boring, deadening, dull, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome.  "The deadening effect of some routine tasks" , "A dull play" , "His competent but dull performance" , "A ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention" , "What an irksome task the writing of long letters is" , "Tedious days on the train" , "The tiresome chirping of a cricket" , "Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"

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"Ho-hum" Quotes from Famous Books

... "Heigh-ho-hum!" said Miss Pross, cheerfully repressing a sigh as she glanced at her darling's golden hair in the light of the fire, "then we must have patience and wait: that's all. We must hold up our heads and fight low, as my brother Solomon used to say. Now, Mr. ...
— A Tale of Two Cities - A Story of the French Revolution • Charles Dickens

Words linked to "Ho-hum" :   uninteresting

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