Boring and Engaging


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Boring adjective – Causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest.
Usage example: I wish this book weren't so boring; I keep falling asleep whenever I try to read it

Engaging is an antonym for boring.
Nearby Words: bore, bored
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Engaging adjective – Having an often mysterious or magical power to attract.
Usage example: movie stars often have an engaging aura that is hard to describe

Boring is an antonym for engaging in charming topic.
Nearby Words: engage, engaged, engagement, engagingly
Antonyms for Engaging
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Things that words describes

life boring life engaging life
work boring work engaging work
woman boring woman engaging woman
style boring style engaging style
Other nouns: scene, characters, personality, game, story, villain, film, writing, stories, scenes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Since Hollywood never lets boring facts get in the way of an engaging yarn, this allows some truly mind-bending violations of physics to make it by most audiences.
  • At the café, they notice Marcello's old flame Musetta with a rich and boring old man, and she begins engaging in all sorts of histrionics to get Marcello's attention.
  • Film / A Fish Called Wanda Contrast Montage: Otto and Wanda engaging in over-the-top sex, meanwhile the Leachs are getting ready to sleep, in separate beds, in the most boring and unsexy way imaginable.
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