botheration

noun both·er·a·tion \ ˌbä-t͟hə-ˈrā-shən \

Definition of botheration

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

Examples of botheration in a Sentence

  1. I hadn't realized what a botheration putting up a tent in the dark could be!

  2. 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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Definition of botheration for English Language Learners

  • : something that is annoying : something that bothers you


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