Example sentences for: irksome

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

  • One of the irksome conventions of American journalism is the pretense of superneutrality: A knowledgeable and reliable reporter is not allowed to make even obvious or uncontroversial points directly.

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

  • Her magazines and TV shows retain just enough nonsense to make them irksome ("sew your own pashmina from home-raised llamas," and the like), but she supplies valuable instruction about the mundane tasks of life.

  • 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.

  • Every kind of labour is irksome to him.

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