For most New Yorkers, there are few things as irksome as strangers accosting you on the street.
If Margaret was going to add coquetry to her numerous other faults, his life would be irksome enough!
But to keep his chin raised off the ground was irksome, and not much use either.
At first the resumption of routine after years of indolence was irksome and exhausting.
He willingly agreed to that; he saw that it helped to pass the irksome time for her.
The Reader will be detained a very little longer with these irksome scenes.
The least exertion was irksome, and attended with extreme lassitude.
In short, does it not appear that these conventionalities are irksome, and are disregarded when the chance presents itself?
The waiting for the hour of action is so irksome, that even the approach of danger is a relief.
I am daily steadying, and shall soon find it as natural to me to be my own master as it has been irksome to have had a master.