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Meaning of ANNOYANCE

Pronunciation:  u'noyuns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of troubling or annoying someone
  2. [n]  something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
  3. [n]  anger produced by some annoying irritation
  4. [n]  an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating
  5. [n]  the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

ANNOYANCE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: aggravator, annoying, bother, botheration, botheration, chafe, infliction, irritation, irritation, pain, pain in the ass, pain in the neck, vexation, vexation, vexation
 See Also: aggravation, anger, bummer, choler, disagreeable person, displeasure, exasperation, exasperation, frustration, harassment, huff, impatience, ire, irritant, irritation, mental state, miff, mistreatment, negative stimulus, nuisance, pinprick, pique, plague, psychological state, red flag, restlessness, seeing red, snit, temper, thorn, torment, unpleasant person



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An*noy"ance\, n. [OF. anoiance, anuiance.]
1. The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed;
   molestation; vexation; annoy.

         A deep clay, giving much annoyance to passengers.

         For the further annoyance and terror of any besieged
         place, they would throw into it dead bodies.

2. That which annoys.

         A grain, a dust, a gnat, a wandering hair, Any
         annoyance in that precious sense.     --Shak.

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