die of boredom

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die of boredom

To die because one is so bored. Used figuratively and hyperbolically. If that staff meeting hadn't ended when it did, I would have died of boredom!
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die of boredom

Fig. to be very bored. No one has ever really died of boredom. We sat there and listened politely, even though we almost died of boredom.
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By the time the case comes to the courts I would have died of boredom in jail.
And of a whale seen with a dead calf that may have been poisoned by plastic, The Grand Tour host wrote in a Sunday newspaper: "It may have been shot by a fisherman or died of boredom.
SEP 16, 1979 THERE was a time when Italian football was so fixated on defence the game almost died of boredom.
Indeed, the people have had no luck obtaining the "mantle" of the Revolution, and have nearly died of boredom at its "chatter".
But in the time it takes him to do so, at least one person watching at home has died of boredom.
Additionally, when a major change was suggested, it was endlessly discussed in committees until the suggestion died of boredom.
Unfortunately, the film took so long to get to the point where they start remaking the films that I had almost died of boredom (it may only be half an hour but the film is so dull up to this point that it felt much longer).
That small nugget of wisdom came to mind as I was sorting the shopping, musing about the weirdness of finding a dead gull in the street - a mate suggested it died of boredom from living in Bangor
Quite frankly, if Britain had not been enriched by immigrants for the last thousand years the natives would have left or died of boredom.
Formula One motor-racing almost died of boredom as Michael Schumacher and Ferrari swept all before them.
Since EastEnders began, 99 people have met their demise on the show - not counting those viewers who died of boredom.
By then, the whole affair could have suffered the fate of cricket's World Cup earlier this year which went on for so long that it eventually died of boredom.
Like thousands of visitors, they probably died of boredom.