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boredom

(bor'dom?)
A feeling of fatigue, depression, or disinterest caused by a lack of challenging or meaningful work or stimulation.
See: apathy

boredom

state of mind caused by a lack of space in animal accommodation because there is insufficient room for young animals to play. If severe, animals may develop vices. See also tail biting, ear sucking, crib-biting and pica.

boredom barking
an unsatisfactory habit of some dogs, usually those left alone while their owners are at work. Unnoticed by the owner, but very annoying to neighbors.