bothered

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adjective both·ered \ ˈbä-t͟hərd \

Definition of bothered

:feeling or showing agitation, worry, annoyance, etc.
  • Never had Johnny seen Rab so bothered about anything as he was over his inability to get himself a good modern gun.
  • —Esther Forbes
  • … insisted that there was really nothing to get all hot and bothered [=angrily upset] about.
  • —Peter Berkowitz

First Known Use of bothered

1851




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