Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun boring

2 senses of boring

Sense 1
drilling, boring -- (the act of drilling)
       => creating by removal -- (the act of creating by removing something)

Sense 2
boring, drilling, oil production -- (the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum)
       => production -- ((economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production")

Antonyms of verb bore

1 of 2 senses of bore

Sense 1
bore, tire -- (cause to be bored)
       Antonym of interest (Sense 1)
      => interest -- (excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bore

2 senses of bore

Sense 1
bore, tire -- (cause to be bored)

Sense 2
bore, drill -- (make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool; "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Antonyms of adj boring

1 sense of boring

Sense 1
boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome -- (so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "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"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome")

INDIRECT (VIA uninteresting) -> interesting -- (arousing or holding the attention)

Similarity of adj boring

1 sense of boring

Sense 1
boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome -- (so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "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"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome")
       => uninteresting (vs. interesting) -- (arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip")

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