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annoyance

noun

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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

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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

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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

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4 one who is obnoxiously annoying
  • younger brothers can be an annoyance sometimes

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The first known use of annoyance was in the 14th century

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“Annoyance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/annoyance. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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