Ok, how many more times a day can I hear this? Grrr...we are busy all the time, but yet, Any moment of downtime, they say is boredom. Their boredom however=exhaustion for me, lol!
Here is the definition according to Dictionary.com, what is yours? It says this word has been around since 1760? *sigh* Mom's have been hearing this term for almost 250 years!
/bɔr, boʊr/ verb, bored, bor⋅ing, noun
–verb (used with object)
1.to weary by dullness, tedious repetition, unwelcome attentions, etc.: The long speech bored me.
2.a dull, tiresome, or uncongenial person.
3.a cause of ennui or petty annoyance: repetitious tasks that are a bore to do.
Origin: 1760–70; of uncert. orig.
—Synonyms 1. fatigue, tire, annoy.
—Antonyms 1. amuse; thrill, enrapture.