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ennuyant, ennuyeux, ennuyeuse

GillianC1Kwiziq community member

ennuyant, ennuyeux, ennuyeuse

please explain when to use ennuyant and ennuyeux or ennuyeuse

sometimes I'm told it means boring, sometimes annoying, quite confusing, as i cant make out which is which.  

This question relates to:French lesson "to bore"
Asked 9 months ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Gillian,

Ennuyeux = boring / annoying:

 

C'est un livre ennuyeux = It is a boring book

C'est un homme ennuyeux = He is a boring man

C'est une affaire ennuyeuse = it is an annoying business

Ennuyant upsetting / annoying - dated expression!

C'est une affaire très ennuyanteit is a very upsetting / annoying business

 

See the links below:

ennuyant - ennuyeux  -  cnrtl.fr/definition/ennuyant

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Gillian,

Have a look here:       https://www.wordreference.com/fren/ennuyeux

In particular, see the "inflections" where there are the various forms of male/female/plural

Hope this helps.

Jim

ennuyant, ennuyeux, ennuyeuse

please explain when to use ennuyant and ennuyeux or ennuyeuse

sometimes I'm told it means boring, sometimes annoying, quite confusing, as i cant make out which is which.  

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