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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


Synonymsaggravator


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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