bored etymology

English word bored comes from English -ed, English bore

Detailed word origin of bored

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ed English (eng) Used to form past participles of (regular) verbs. See -en and -t for variants. Used to form past tenses of (regular) verbs. In linguistics, it is used for the base form of any past form. See -t for a variant. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.. As an extension of the above, when used along with an adjective preceding the noun, [...]
bore English (eng) (intransitive) To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns.. (intransitive) To make a hole with, or as if with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool.. (intransitive) To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort.. (obsolete) To fool; to trick.. (of a horse) To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air.. (transitive) [...]
bored English (eng) Perforated by a hole or holes (through bioerosion or other). Suffering from boredom; to have nothing to do. Uninterested, without attention.

Words with the same origin as bored

Descendants of -ed
accepted accused armed beloved betrayed buried cute embarrassed experienced feed felt figured headed informed landed needed placed retired scared stopped talented transferred turned wanted
Descendants of bore