Thesaurus / irksome

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No, Peggy; tis irksome to stay here under the conditions of things, but I see not how it can be helped.

Peggy Owen at YorktownLucy Foster Madison

But the sobriety and simplicity of Mr. Worthy's family were irksome to her.

Should it be irksome for you to write, send me an exact account, by word, how you find yourself.

Markham had sought relief from his irksome confinement getting up the pleasant little novelty that had taken so well.

Bound to SucceedAllen Chapman

And then all ties were irksome, all earthly attachments unnecessary.

Mrs. CraddockW. Somerset Maugham

The self-imposed solitude of the hotel had begun to be irksome.

ThirtyHoward Vincent O'Brien

Moreover, he was just what a man in his irksome and difficult position should not have been—an invalid.

The Long White CloudWilliam Pember Reeves

Of course one can do this in time by studied practice, but the constant watchfulness is irksome and may lapse at any moment.

The Mystery of Murray DavenportRobert Neilson Stephens

It was irksome and wasteful to everyone concerned, there was a great loss in control, later hours of beginning, uncertain service.

The Wife of Sir Isaac HarmanH. G. (Herbert George) Wells

How irksome are the forms and restraints of station, and even of society!

ZenobiaWilliam Ware

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