Boring and Irksome


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Boring adjective – Causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest.
Usage example: I wish this book weren't so boring; I keep falling asleep whenever I try to read it

Irksome is a synonym for boring in uninteresting topic. In some cases you can use "Irksome" instead an adjective "Boring", when it comes to topics like excite, mind-numbing. popular alternative
Nearby Words: bore, bored
Synonyms for Boring


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Irksome adjective – So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.
Usage example: "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke

Boring is a synonym for irksome in annoying topic. You can use "Boring" instead the word "Irksome" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as tiresome, excite. popular alternative
Nearby Words: irk, irked
Synonyms for Irksome

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chore boring chore irksome chore
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