Definition of irksomeness in US English:

irksomeness

noun

  • See irksome

    • ‘In this intervention, the computer or therapist asks the client to brainstorm a list of problems, and then rank them in terms of intractability and irksomeness.’
    • ‘I wish every permissible measure to be taken that can relieve your internment of its irksomeness.’
    • ‘Anyone who has ever served on a workplace health & safety committee knows that there are other ways to measure the worth of a rule than by its irksomeness to an employer.’

Pronunciation

irksomeness

/ˈərksəmnəs//ˈərksəmnəs/