be bored witless

be bored witless

To be extremely bored. I could tell everyone in the audience was bored witless by the end of the lecture.
See also: bore, witless
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be scared/bored ˈwitless

(informal) be extremely frightened or bored: Despite his reputation as a tough guy, he admits that he was ‘scared witless’ when he first arrived in New York.
See also: bore, scare, witless
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The Booker this year, for the first time, is open to international authors so the reader can be bored witless in an American accent for a change.