HyperDic: irksome

English > 1 sense of the word irksome:
ADJECTIVEallirksome, boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisomeso lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
irksome > pronunciation
Soundser'ksahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > irksome: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningSo lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.
Example "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
Synonymsboring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome
BroaderuninterestingArousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement
Spanishaburrido, agobiante, cargante, gris, latoso, monótono, pesado, tedioso
Catalanavorrit, carregós, empipador, gris, molest, monòton, pesat, tediós

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