adverb see irksome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • irksomely — irk ► VERB ▪ irritate; annoy. DERIVATIVES irksome adjective irksomely adverb. ORIGIN perhaps from Old Norse, to work …   English terms dictionary

  • Irksomely — Irksome Irk some, a. 1. Wearisome; tedious; disagreeable or troublesome by reason of long continuance or repetition; as, irksome hours; irksome tasks. [1913 Webster] For not to irksome toil, but to delight, He made us. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irksomely — See irksome. * * * …   Universalium

  • irksomely — adverb In an irksome manner; tediously …   Wiktionary

  • irksomely — adv. in an annoying manner; in a tiresome manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • irksomely — irk·some·ly …   English syllables

  • irksomely — adverb see irksome …   Useful english dictionary

  • irksome — irksomely, adv. irksomeness, n. /errk seuhm/, adj. 1. annoying; irritating; exasperating; tiresome: irksome restrictions. 2. Obs. causing weariness or disgust. [1400 50; late ME; see IRK, SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • irksome — adjective Date: 15th century tending to irk ; tedious < an irksome task > • irksomely adverb • irksomeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley — (c. 1508 ndash; March 20, 1549), was a son of Sir John Seymour and the former Margarey Wentworth. Sir John and Lady Seymour had eight surviving children; the eldest was Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, the second, Thomas. He was an older… …   Wikipedia

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