What is the meaning of irksome?


  • So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.
    • usage: "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
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APAWordNet. (2010). irksome. Retrieved October 17, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/irksome/definitions/1176927
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "irksome" http://smartdefine.org/irksome/definitions/1176927 (accessed October 17, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, irksome, Smart Define, viewed 17 October, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/irksome/definitions/1176927>.
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