Synonyms for irksomeness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : urk-suh m
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɜrk səm

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Définition of irksomeness

Origin :
  • "bothersome, burdensome," early 15c., from irk + -some (1). Related: Irksomely; irksomeness.
  • As in tedium : noun dullness, monotony
  • As in boredom : noun disinterest; weariness
  • As in aggravation : noun annoyance
Example sentences :
  • At sundown of the second day he began to complain of the irksomeness of his bonds.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • What also eased the irksomeness of his situation was his appointment as adjutant of his regiment.
  • Extract from : « John Nicholson » by R. E. Cholmeley
  • The lieutenant was less able to cover the irksomeness of his situation with easy talk.
  • Extract from : « Vittoria, Complete » by George Meredith
  • In this matter of Hester Prynne, there was neither irritation nor irksomeness.
  • Extract from : « The Scarlet Letter » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • It is getting to be automatic and is losing its irksomeness.
  • Extract from : « The New Glutton or Epicure » by Horace Fletcher
  • It is the irksomeness of the thing which is the great bar to learning of every sort.
  • Extract from : « Rural Rides » by William Cobbett
  • If you devote your time to study, you will avoid all the irksomeness of this life.
  • Extract from : « The World's Best Books » by Frank Parsons
  • I ask your forgiveness for the irksomeness of a provincial wedding.
  • Extract from : « Abb Aubain and Mosaics » by Prosper Mrime
  • It is not so much the idleness, then, as the attempt to overcome its irksomeness, that makes this condition painful.
  • Extract from : « The Untroubled Mind » by Herbert J. Hall
  • The work is not without its irksomeness, requiring long hours of labor as well as firmness of touch.
  • Extract from : « The Incendiary » by W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy

Antonyms for irksomeness

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