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bother

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bother

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Definition of BOTHER

1
a state of noisy, confused activity <the whole household was in a bother, as our overnight guests were expected to arrive any minute>
Near Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
2
one who is obnoxiously annoying <the woman next-door is such a bother—always dropping in at the most inopportune moments!>
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
4
the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts <never let his personal bothers interfere with his responsibilities at work>
Near Antonyms delight, pleasure

February 27, 2015
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