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irksome (adj.)

"bothersome, troublesome, annoying," early 15c., from irk + -some (1). Related: Irksomely; irksomeness.

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Definitions of irksome

irksome (adj.)
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain;
Synonyms: boring / deadening / dull / ho-hum / slow / tedious / tiresome / wearisome
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