Synonyms for irksomeness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : urk-suh m|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈɜrk səm|
Top 10 synonyms for irksomeness Other synonyms for the word irksomeness
- lack of interest
- pain in the neck
- pet peeve
- taedium vitae
Définition of irksomenessOrigin :
- "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
- 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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