irksome

[urk-suhm]
adjective
1.
annoying; irritating; exasperating; tiresome: irksome restrictions.
2.
Obsolete. causing weariness or disgust.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see irk, -some1

irksomely, adverb
irksomeness, noun
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irksome (ˈɜːksəm)
 
adj
causing vexation, annoyance, or boredom; troublesome or tedious
 
'irksomely
 
adv
 
'irksomeness
 
n

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Example sentences
There are only a few irksome group dynamics that cannot be easily escaped.
Yet traders are intelligent and inventive, and quickly find ways to evade many
  of the more irksome controls placed on them.
First pancakes are irksome because they are recurring flops.
As irksome as the sale itself was the manner of its disclosure.
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