Example sentences for: irksome

How can you use “irksome” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I am beginning to find it irksome to have to point out every few years that Thomas Crapper did indeed live and that the company he founded lasted until about 1928.

  • Even the irksome ivy by the front door looked good indoors.

  • The most irksome aspects of Disney's $140 million spectacle: its jingoism, ear-splitting sound effects, trite one-liners, and unlikely premise--the planet's fate rests with redneck oil drillers.

  • 3) China has thereby rid itself of an irksome "martyr" and his influence on the country.

  • In an editorial Wednesday, France's most influential newspaper, Le Monde of Paris, described Germany's support of the United States as "simply traditional" but said British Prime Minister Tony Blair's "stentorian position" was more irksome to Europe.


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