in annoyance

idiom

: in a way that shows one is annoyed
She shook her head in annoyance.

Examples of in annoyance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If the lanternfly’s proliferation continues, homeowners are likely to regard them as a nuisance, similar in annoyance level to a stinkbug population explosion, Martinson said. Thomas Goodwin Smith, Baltimore Sun, 30 Mar. 2024 Perhaps Republicans are punishing the lawmakers who stood with the children out of disdain for gun control as policy, or in annoyance at the pesky kids asking to not be killed in school. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 3 Apr. 2023 Penny Jo asks as Mandy looks back over her shoulder in annoyance. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 16 Mar. 2023 However, the Great Drink Pour looked less like having fun and more like a power move made in annoyance. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Nov. 2022 Hunter Dickinson, a hero all season for the Wolverines, pursed his lips in annoyance. Michael Cohen, Detroit Free Press, 25 Mar. 2022 Mary has fled the fire pit in annoyance with Whitney. Jodi Walker, EW.com, 6 Dec. 2021 Cora hollered, shaking his head in annoyance. BostonGlobe.com, 19 Oct. 2021 Senna exclaimed in annoyance, slapping aside the mosquito net and collapsing on the bed. Andrea Lee, The New Yorker, 28 Dec. 2020

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“In annoyance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20annoyance. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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