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annoyance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of annoyance

  1. 1 the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another they have an unlisted number in the hopes that it will reduce the constant annoyance by telemarketers Synonyms aggravation, bedevilment, botheration, bothering, bugging, disturbance, harassment, harrying, importunity, pestering, teasing, vexation Related Words aggro [British], molestation, offense (or offence), persecution, provocation, torment, torture; devilment, devilry, mischief

  2. 2 the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts Carlene made known her annoyance at having to pick up her sister's dirty clothes Synonyms aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, exasperation, frustration, grief, irritation, pip [chiefly British], vexation Related Words agitation, discomfort, displeasure, distress, disturbance, upset; irritability, irritableness, peeve, perturbation, pet, pique, resentment, snappishness, trouble; anger, angriness, chafe, dander, dudgeon, gall, huff, indignation, irateness, ire, outrage, umbrage Near Antonyms delight, pleasure

  3. 3 something that is a source of irritation flashing ads, visual clutter, and other annoyances that are the price for free information on the Internet Synonyms aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, bugbear, exasperation, frustration, hair shirt, hassle, headache, inconvenience, irk, irritant, nuisance, peeve, pest, rub, ruffle, thorn, trial, vexation Related Words discomfort, fleabite, pinprick; affront, insult, offense (or offence); upset, worry; affliction, albatross, burden, cross, curse, menace, millstone, plague, sore; anxiety, plight, predicament, tribulation, trouble; hang-up, pet peeve, problem; annoyer, disturber, harasser, mischief, offender; pandora's box Near Antonyms delight, joy, pleasure

  4. 4 one who is obnoxiously annoying younger brothers can be an annoyance sometimes Synonyms nuisance, annoyer, bother, gadfly, gnawer, nudnik (also nudnick), pain, persecutor, pest, tease, teaserRelated Words headache; harrier, heckler, interrupter (also interruptor); hassle, plague; harasser, molester, tormentor (also tormenter), torturerNear Antonyms charmer, smoothy (or smoothie); comforter, solacer, soother



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