The 'bore' group
These nouns refer to something that is unpleasant, boring, or difficult. Some nouns, such as bore and drag, may also refer to people.
bastard bind bitch bore bugger bummer come-down crime disgrace downer drag embarrassment fiddle grind joke nuisance pity shame slog strain struggle yawn
He finds night calls a bore and would happily get rid of them altogether.
It was an excellent holiday, but Philip is really a bit of a drag after a while.
The police investigation was a joke. A total cover-up.
Without collaboration, and perhaps without public money as well, it may never be built - which would be a pity.
I went to the council and eventually got financial backing, but it was a slog.