irksome


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Synonyms for irksome

so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

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In this manner I distributed my occupations when I first arrived, but as I proceeded in my labour, it became every day more horrible and irksome to me.
These sagacious lectures, though little suited either to the taste or inclination of Sophia, were, however, less irksome to her than her own thoughts, that formed the entertainment of the night, during which she never once closed her eyes.
The peculiarities of his father and mother were very irksome to him, now they were laid bare of all the softening accompaniments of an easy, prosperous home; for Tom had very clear, prosaic eyes, not apt to be dimmed by mists of feeling or imagination.
Their fears were allayed and Tarzan now found himself often in the role of nursemaid to a tiny anthropoid-- an avocation which he found by no means irksome, since Gazan was a never-failing fount of surprises and entertainment.
It was irksome, and then the little black seemed so stupid and fearful to Tarzan.
She was confined for some days to the house; but never had any confinement been less irksome. Willoughby was a young man of good abilities, quick imagination, lively spirits, and open, affectionate manners.
If the road over which you will still have to pass should in some places appear to you tedious or irksome, you will recollect that you are in quest of information on a subject the most momentous which can engage the attention of a free people, that the field through which you have to travel is in itself spacious, and that the difficulties of the journey have been unnecessarily increased by the mazes with which sophistry has beset the way.
The presence of my daughter and myself in France is already irksome to him; much more so would be that of the king.
Talking to a private news channel on Tuesday he criticized Indian government for such an irksome and useless act to mislead the world against Pakistan, adding India should know Pakistan was a peace loving country and capable to defend its sovereignty.
These acts may seem unimportant considering other serious issues our society faces, yet they are irksome and indeed damage our society.
Heavy Snowfall spread much chilly, cloudy and gloomy weather on every falling moment of life, especially after sun set extreme cold was being prevailed proving irksome to majority of the residents.
It hasn't escaped my attention A seemingly female invention Totalitarian style far right To use the words " Not tonight " It's a jangling irksome habit Not to impersonate a rabbit To gain the upper hand Yet she refuses to understand Furthermore she holds in abeyance His adoration for his conveyance " You love that car more than me " She holds with a lapsed warranty But isn't it a them versus us As common as a scheduled bus She could do worse than realize It's the head that defines capsize So where did togetherness go Conjecture only a guess though.
He said this attitude of Imran Khan was undemocratic, irresponsible and irksome.
Besides, channels have also been sensitised, not to repeat news/reports unnecessarily as viewers find it, irksome. Moreover, entertainment channels are advised to uphold social, Islamic and ethical values of Pakistani society.
1916: A grateful patient wrote of the military hospital Royds Hall: "It was not only the routine attendance but those little attentions in 1,001 ways which made a long and irksome illness pass quite pleasantly."