annoyance


annoyance

noun

Definition of ANNOYANCE

1
the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another <they have an unlisted number in the hopes that it will reduce the constant annoyance by telemarketers>
2
the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts <Carlene made known her annoyance at having to pick up her sister's dirty clothes>
Near Antonyms delight, pleasure
3
something that is a source of irritation <flashing ads, visual clutter, and other annoyances that are the price for free information on the Internet>
Near Antonyms delight, joy, pleasure
4
one who is obnoxiously annoying <younger brothers can be an annoyance sometimes>
Related Words headache; harrier, heckler, interrupter (also interruptor); hassle, plague; harasser, molester, tormentor (also tormenter), torturer
Near Antonyms charmer, smoothy (or smoothie); comforter, solacer, soother

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