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so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

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Nye recounts that 'in meetings he will talk about totally unrelated subjects, which makes him irksomely difficult for public servants to contend with.
If you did, you would rapidly be apprehended and returned, amid fierce reprimands, to your tour bus or to the special hotel on an island in the Taedong River, where outsiders are comfortably but irksomely confined when they are not on supervised expeditions.
When that fizzled, her husband irksomely underfoot, unwholesome habits now daily in evidence, the divorce was not long in coming.
To believers with a somewhat more figurative idea of their Bible, however, to be this obvious is to be naive, irksomely or suspiciously so.
These actors have already assembled enough irksomely prepackaged mannerisms for a self-satisfied cast entering the seventh year of their series: They're already hermetically sealed in their affectations without ever having gone to the trouble of connecting with an audience.
Seymour was not accorded a fair trial in the end and he went to his execution "very dangerously, irksomely and horribly," Bishop Latimer told his congregation in due course.
Present Tense was sometimes irksomely "balanced"' but it was always decent.
Storrs may be a "Machine-Age Modernist," as the Grey Art Gallery describes him, and his vertical forms may seem impersonal and pure, but sometimes he personalizes them with irksomely intimate details, as in the later Monologue, 1932, and Composition Around Two Voids, ca.
irksomely childish--gives way none too soon to the arrival of Peter (a bare-chested Nate Fallows) and his bratty Tinker Bell (Ixtaso Moreno in tank top and dirty tutu).
The silvery sheen of the irksomely overproduced vocals can't disguise the creative bankruptcy that swings from Ms 'Frapp's latest like the tail on a pantomime horse.
Medieval crime is a fairly popular genre lately, and the clunky passages of theological exposition may entice Dan Brown fans, but the overall effect is lacklustre and irksomely preachy.