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See definition of irksomeness on Dictionary.com
  • as inaggravation
  • as inboredom
  • as intedium

synonyms for irksomeness

  • irritation
  • affliction
  • aggro
  • bother
  • botheration
  • difficulty
  • distress
  • exasperation
  • hang-up
  • headache
  • pain
  • provocation
  • teasing
  • vexation
  • worry
  • pain in the neck
  • pet peeve

antonyms for irksomeness

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • calmness
  • comfort
  • ease
  • happiness
  • health
  • help
  • pleasure
  • concern
  • energy
  • excitement
  • feeling
  • interest
  • liveliness
  • sympathy
  • vigor
  • pleasure
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How to use irksomeness in a sentence

The first day was one of visions; the second one of irksomeness; the third one of wearisome monotony.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The irksomeness of the task was lost in the satisfaction and benefit of the good advice I had been given.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
The work is not without its irksomeness, requiring long hours of labor as well as firmness of touch.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
Labour acquires a character of irksomeness by virtue of the indignity imputed to it.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
If you devote your time to study, you will avoid all the irksomeness of this life.
THE WORLD'S BEST BOOKSFRANK PARSONS
Time had been when he had not felt its solitude; now he experienced only a sense of irksomeness, isolation.
HALF A CHANCEFREDERIC S. ISHAM
I reminded him that talking would relieve the irksomeness of his position, again inviting him to tell me his history.
THE NEW PENELOPE AND OTHER STORIES AND POEMSFRANCES FULLER VICTOR
On the mans side it means the irksomeness of the marriage yoke without any of its satisfactions and comforts.
MODERN MARRIAGE AND HOW TO BEAR ITMAUD CHURTON BRABY
I need not tell you the irksomeness of business is much increased, and one's purposes unmanned by this indefiniteness.
THE LIFE OF WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
She can find intellectual affinities that will ease the irksomeness of her situation.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOLUME 3 (OF 14)ELBERT HUBBARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IRKSOMENESS

  • affliction
  • aggro
  • bother
  • botheration
  • difficulty
  • distress
  • exasperation
  • hang-up
  • headache
  • irksomeness
  • irritation
  • pain
  • pain in the neck
  • pet peeve
  • provocation
  • teasing
  • vexation
  • worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.