irksome

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irk·some

 (ûrk′səm)
adj.
Causing annoyance, weariness, or vexation: irksome duties; irksome restrictions. See Synonyms at boring.

irk′some·ly adv.
irk′some·ness n.

irksome

(ˈɜːksəm)
adj
causing vexation, annoyance, or boredom; troublesome or tedious
ˈirksomely adv
ˈirksomeness n

irk•some

(ˈɜrk səm)

adj.
annoying; irritating.
[1400–50]
irk′some•ly, adv.
irk′some•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irksome - so lacking in interest as to cause mental wearinessirksome - so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "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"
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"

irksome

irksome

adjective
1. Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations:
Translations

irksome

[ˈɜːksəm] ADJ [child, chore] → fastidioso, pesado

irksome

[ˈɜːrksəm] adjagaçant(e)

irksome

adjlästig

irksome

[ˈɜːksəm] adjnoioso/a, seccante
References in classic literature ?
While they were on the way back, Mr Swiveller, upon whom his present functions sat very irksomely, took an opportunity of whispering in his ear that if he would confess his guilt, even by so much as a nod, and promise not to do so any more, he would connive at his kicking Sampson Brass on the shins and escaping up a court; but Kit indignantly rejecting this proposal, Mr Richard had nothing for it, but to hold him tight until they reached Bevis Marks, and ushered him into the presence of the charming Sarah, who immediately took the precaution of locking the door.
The kids, in just one of ``Get Real's'' irksomely precious storytelling devices, all chime in on voice-over narration, even addressing the camera to drive home a particularly cute point; they finish one another's sentences and even saunter into one another's fantasy sequences.
Her music has never been her strong point, as evidenced by her recent hit single, ``Believe,'' which was soullessly bland disco wrapped in irksomely cute techno-production, effectively stripping the package of any humanity whatsoever.
Captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell acted like the irksomely cheery bloke who turns up at every barbecue you go to, while Sam Torrance cracked the good old "see you then" gag when Barry McGuigan, having been asked if he wanted a home question or an away one, said "I'll go home".
To believers with a somewhat more figurative idea of their Bible, however, to be this obvious is to be naive, irksomely or suspiciously so.
These actors have already assembled enough irksomely prepackaged mannerisms for a self-satisfied cast entering the seventh year of their series: They're already hermetically sealed in their affectations without ever having gone to the trouble of connecting with an audience.