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Daemon
Posted: Monday, September 14, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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ho-hum

(adjective) So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.

Synonyms: boring, deadening, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, dull, slow

Usage: Lectures on human psychology always pique my interest, but this ho-hum speaker put me right to sleep.
taurine
Posted: Monday, September 14, 2020 5:17:53 AM

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… if wanted to naff off to Barbados with the funds, technically I could do so! Ho-hum, another bites the dust.

–HSBC Bank Plc v 5th Avenue Partners Ltd & Ors [2007] EWHC 2819 (Comm) (07 December 2007)
monamagda
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Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Monday, September 14, 2020 8:02:18 AM

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Ho-hum

Exclamation:
used to express boredom or resignation.

Adjective:
Boring.
"A ho-hum script"

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Emel Rapchan
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Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Monday, September 14, 2020 5:03:57 PM

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Something has to be ho-hum, as to allow other things to seem exciting.
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