I just saw that "Cinderella" is being released again as a live action film, and it's directed by Kenneth Branagh. This makes me so bored, but in an enraged way. Is there a word for this?

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    What do you mean, it "makes you so bored"? How can a simple fact, expressed as a brief sentence, induce boredom? (And what's "an enraged way" of being bored? Are you sure you understand what the words "bored" and "boredom" mean?) – ruakh Apr 23 '15 at 18:15
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    I dunno, sounds to me like a fit of pique on your part. Do you stamp your foot when this happens? – Robusto Apr 23 '15 at 18:19
  • Sullenness is a possibility. – John Lawler Apr 23 '15 at 19:52
  • I initially thought exasperate, but no dictionary gives this a definition as boredom or similar. Though I would use it when I was tired of a continual annoyance. – Christopher Apr 23 '15 at 20:25
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    That doesn't sound like boredom to me. Antipathy, rather than apathy. – keshlam Apr 23 '15 at 23:05

I couldn’t think of a word combining “anger” and “boredom” but the frustration you feel could perhaps be described as states of "vexation" or "annoyance".

VEXATION noun 1: the act of harassing or vexing: troubling 2: the quality or state of being vexed: irritation 3: a cause of trouble: affliction; see Merriam-Webster vexation ANNOYANCE noun 1: the act of annoying or of being annoyed 2: the state or feeling of being annoyed: vexation 3: a source of vexation or irritation: nuisance see Merriam-Webster annoyance


I would say "discontent". But also "apathy" or "ennui". I think you may have to concatenate more than one word to express the feeling you are looking for adequately.

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