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Nettlesome – Irritating; Causing annoyance or difficulty


(Pronounced neh-tuhl-sum)

To remember the definition of the word nettlesome, use the following mnemonic:

The nettle somewhat (nettlesome) irritated me.

the nettle somewhat (nettlesome) irritated me


Examples of nettlesome in a sentence

There are a few nettlesome details that still required attention.

Nettlesome junk mail filled the inbox of the mayor, stopping him from getting to important messages.

Asking another nettlesome question, the child irritated her mother no end.

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