an·​noyed ə-ˈnȯid How to pronounce annoyed (audio)
: feeling or showing angry irritation
was clearly annoyed by their repeated questions
were very annoyed to be kept waiting
an annoyed expression
annoyedly adverb
Billy shook his head annoyedly. Irwin Shaw

Examples of annoyed in a Sentence

I was extremely annoyed when she changed her mind for the third time
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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of annoyed was in the 14th century

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“Annoyed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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