Definition of Annoyance

1. Noun. The psychological state of being irritated or annoyed.




2. Noun. Anger produced by some annoying irritation.
Exact synonyms: Chafe, Vexation
Generic synonyms: Anger, Choler, Ire
Specialized synonyms: Irritation, Pique, Temper, Frustration, Aggravation, Exasperation, Harassment, Torment, Displeasure

3. Noun. An unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating.
Exact synonyms: Aggravator
Generic synonyms: Disagreeable Person, Unpleasant Person
Derivative terms: Aggravate

4. Noun. Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. "He's not a friend, he's an infliction"
Exact synonyms: Bother, Botheration, Infliction, Pain, Pain In The Ass, Pain In The Neck
Generic synonyms: Negative Stimulus
Specialized synonyms: Nuisance, Irritant, Thorn, Plague
Derivative terms: Bother, Bother, Bother, Bother, Pain

5. Noun. The act of troubling or annoying someone.
Exact synonyms: Annoying, Irritation, Vexation
Generic synonyms: Mistreatment
Specialized synonyms: Exasperation, Red Flag
Derivative terms: Annoy, Irritate, Vex

Definition of Annoyance

1. n. The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed; molestation; vexation; annoy.

Definition of Annoyance

1. Noun. That which annoys. ¹

2. Noun. An act or instance of annoying. ¹

3. Noun. The psychological state of being annoyed or irritated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Annoyance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annoyance

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Literary usage of Annoyance

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1. The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the Principles of Obligations Arising from by Frederick Pollock (1908)
"(e) No particular combination of sources of annoyance is necessary to constitute a nuisance, nor are the possible sources of annoyance exhaustively denned ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"against which courte will gire relief, although they are not intrinsically criminal, because of their tendency to create annoyance, ill health, ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... who vero building fortresses for their annoyance in their own country, than against the Syracusans, whom it vt;is no longer easy to subdue ; nor, again, ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"The stories related in the ' Memoirs ' of the reciprocal annoyance practised by the Dean and the student do not appear worthy of much credit. ..."

5. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1843)
"annoyance from Garrapatas.—Return to the Village.—Ball.—Fireworks.—Condition of the Indians. HAVING made such advances in the clearing that Mr. Catherwood ..."

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