Excessively boring, tedious, or dull; repetitive; of an activity, etc., lacking any interest or variety that might serve as intellectual stimulation.

After hours of mind-numbing work sorting hundreds of nearly identical form, he needed to stop and do something else.

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  • mind-numbing — UK / US adjective extremely boring a mind numbing job …   English dictionary

  • mind-numbing — adjective Date: 1898 relentlessly tedious ; dull • mind numbingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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