OTHER WORDS FROM irksomeirk·some·ly, adverbirk·some·ness, noun
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That irksome window you can’t open because it has a ripped screen.How to tackle the home maintenance to-do list you ignored during the pandemic|Jura Koncius|June 24, 2021|Washington Post
However, there’s a difference between constructive complaining and irksome needling.
As a male human resources leader, I find this statement irksome.The need for “women supporting women” shows the problem with the “boys’ club” in Indian offices|Vikas Bansal|March 8, 2021|Quartz
Her borderline apologetic view is, frankly, a bit irksome, though not wholly unexpected based on Transmormon.Thank God! To the Church, This Transgender Woman Is Just a Skank|Emily Shire|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there is actually something more irksome than exploiting cancer for profits.The Misogynistic Companies Jumping On The Breast Cancer Bandwagon|Emily Shire|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For more than decade, flying has been made irksome rather than pleasurable by an ever-increasing fortress culture at airports.Twin Disasters Turn 2014 Into the Year of Flying Dangerously|Clive Irving|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For most New Yorkers, there are few things as irksome as strangers accosting you on the street.How ‘Billy on the Street’ Host Billy Eichner Hit the Mainstream|Kevin Fallon|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even more irksome than the aphorisms is the obviousness of the advice.
They had no power of attention even to a story, and the stillness was irksome to such wild colts.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
They are as impertinent as those people who stop you only to bore you; but the former are perhaps less irksome.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
There is a boundary even to human patience; and now, after many days, Max Bray began to find his position very irksome.By Birth a Lady|George Manville Fenn
Their harness is not apparently irksome to them, and is not so heavy as one sees on the Portuguese oxen, for instance.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
It then grew very irksome to him to bear his irons, and he rarely went out to walk.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico