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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Annoying. So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.

Usage examples (36)
  • Safeguards are often irksome but sometimes convenient , and if one needs them at all, one is apt to need them badly.
  • But still my mind in irksome mood
  • Second, the 'irksome' five-star in the corner of the regional flag is soon to be a thing of the past.
  • Antitrust suits as a means of enforcing the law, Roosevelt declared, were "irksome" and prolonged affairs. for more
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