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English noun: nuisance

1. nuisance (cognition) (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive


Broader (hypernym)annoyance, bother, botheration, infliction, pain, pain in the ass, pain in the neck


Narrower (hyponym)abatable nuisance, attractive nuisance, common nuisance, mixed nuisance, private nuisance, public nuisance


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. nuisance (person) a bothersome annoying person


SamplesThat kid is a terrible pain.


Synonymspain, pain in the neck


Broader (hypernym)disagreeable person, unpleasant person









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