botheration

noun
both·​er·​a·​tion | \ ˌbä-t͟hə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce botheration (audio) \

Definition of botheration

1 : the act of bothering : the state of being bothered
2 : something that bothers often used interjectionally

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Examples of botheration in a Sentence

I hadn't realized what a botheration putting up a tent in the dark could be! if I'm to get any work done, this incessant botheration has to stop

First Known Use of botheration

1797, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of botheration was in 1797

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“Botheration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/botheration. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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botheration

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English Language Learners Definition of botheration

old-fashioned : something that is annoying : something that bothers you

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