Definition of Irksomeness

1. Noun. The state of being irksome; vexatiousness; tediousness; wearisomeness. ¹



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Definition of Irksomeness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irksomeness

irish
irisin
irising
irislike
iritic
iritides
iritis
iritis glaucomatosa
iritises
irk
irked
irking
irks
irksome
irksomely
irksomeness (current term)
irksomenesses
iroko
irokos
iron(II) oxide
iron(II) sulfate
iron(III) oxide
iron(III) sulfate
iron-52
iron-54
iron-55
iron-56
iron-57
iron-58

Literary usage of Irksomeness

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In special problems the irksomeness of these conditions can sometimes be circumvented. For instance, given a problem in which >0for all values of x, y, y', ..."

2. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"The irksomeness of labor, 486 — Sec. 3. Leadership and the ways of securing it. The love of distinction; can it be satisfied by the laurel wreath? ..."

3. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1911)
"... of mankind improve, especially in the countries of advanced civilization, gains will be achieved as regards the irksomeness of ordinary labor. ..."

4. The Life of Jonathan Swift: Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin by Henry Craik (1894)
"... Irish Church in 1694—His life and companions at Kilroot—Varina—Growing irksomeness of his surroundings —Return to England, and what he brought with him. ..."

5. An Excursion to California Over the Prairie, Rocky Mountains, and Great by William Kelly (1851)
"... rational Companionship—My Accomplishments do not suit the prevalent Taste— Consequent irksomeness of my Position—The Taste for Blasphemy—Card-playing at ..."

6. Memoirs of the Lady Hester Stanhope by Hester Lucy Stanhope, Charles Lewis Meryon (1846)
"Lady Hester Stanhope's hours of sleep—Her night-dress— irksomeness of her service—Her bed-room—Her dislike to clocks—Her frequent use of the bell—Her ..."

7. Eminent British Lawyers by Henry Roscoe (1830)
"... of nothing but irksomeness and disquiet. In the midst of his misfortunes his ancient adversary, Sir Francis Bacon, did not fail to take advantage of so ..."

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