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annoyance

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noun an·noy·ance \ə-ˈnȯi-ən(t)s\

Simple Definition of annoyance

  • : slight anger : the feeling of being annoyed

  • : something that causes feelings of slight anger or irritation : a source of annoyance

Full Definition of annoyance

  1. 1 :  the act of annoying or of being annoyed

  2. 2 :  the state or feeling of being annoyed :  vexation

  3. 3 :  a source of vexation or irritation :  nuisance <the delay was a minor annoyance>

Examples of annoyance

  1. She expressed annoyance at the slow service.

  2. <they have an unlisted number in the hopes that it will reduce the constant annoyance by telemarketers>



14th Century

First Known Use of annoyance

14th century



ANNOYANCE Defined for Kids

annoyance

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noun an·noy·ance \ə-ˈnȯi-əns\

Definition of annoyance

  1. 1 :  slight anger <I sense your annoyance with me.>

  2. 2 :  a source or cause of slight anger <This itch is an annoyance.>





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