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Sample sentences for the GRE study word tedium

tedium can be used as a noun

1.Encompassed by the massy walls of this venerable academy, I passed, yet not in tedium or disgust, the years of the third lustrum of my life. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
2.There was something glad in your glance, and genial in your manner, when you conversed I saw you had a social heart it was the silent schoolroom--it was the tedium of your life--that made you mournful. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.Some sensation of voluptuousness and some sensation of tedium these have as yet been their best contemplation. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
4.What consistency of style and execution can be hoped for from such an attempt or, rather, what bad taste and tedium will not be the infallible resul. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.And verily, it were time that I went away and the wanderer's shadow and the longest tedium and the stillest hour--have all said unto me "It is the highest time. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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