noun an·noy·ance \ə-ˈni-ən(t)s\

: slight anger : the feeling of being annoyed

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

Full Definition of ANNOYANCE

:  the act of annoying or of being annoyed
:  the state or feeling of being annoyed :  vexation
:  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>

First Known Use of ANNOYANCE

14th century
ANNOYANCE Defined for Kids


noun an·noy·ance \ə-ˈni-əns\

Definition of ANNOYANCE for Kids

:  slight anger <I sense your annoyance with me.>
:  a source or cause of slight anger <This itch is an annoyance.>


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