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English noun: annoyance

1. annoyance (state) the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

Synonymsbotheration, irritation, vexation

Broader (hypernym)mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state

Narrower (hyponym)bummer, huff, impatience, miff, pinprick, restlessness, seeing red, snit

2. annoyance (feeling) anger produced by some annoying irritation

Synonymschafe, vexation

Broader (hypernym)anger, choler, ire

Narrower (hyponym)aggravation, displeasure, exasperation, frustration, harassment, irritation, pique, temper, torment

3. annoyance (person) an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating


Broader (hypernym)disagreeable person, unpleasant person

4. annoyance (cognition) something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

SamplesWashing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer.
A bit of a bother.
He's not a friend, he's an infliction.

Synonymsbother, botheration, infliction, pain, pain in the ass, pain in the neck

Broader (hypernym)negative stimulus

Narrower (hyponym)irritant, nuisance, plague, thorn

5. annoyance (act) the act of troubling or annoying someone

Synonymsannoying, irritation, vexation

Broader (hypernym)mistreatment

Narrower (hyponym)exasperation, red flag

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