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Synonyms for IRKSOME
ˈɜrk səmIRKSOME

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisomeadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    dull, dim, windy, wearisome, wordy, dense, muted, boring, verbose, dumb, leaden, tedious, slow, sluggish, obtuse, deadening, tiresome, muffled, ho-hum, long-winded, irksome, thudding, softened

    Antonyms:
    interesting

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irksomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    wearisome (in consequence of being distasteful), tiresome, TEDIOUS, wearying, weary, devoid of interest

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "irksome":

    irritating, irritant

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How to use IRKSOME in a sentence?

  1. Edward Abbey:

    No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets.

  2. Edward Abbey:

    No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets.

  3. Ahmed Korayem:

    No vice is more irksome than that of voicing one's virtues

  4. A. E. Houseman:

    Three minutes thought would suffice to find this out but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

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