Synonyms and Antonyms of botheration
1 the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another <if I'm to get any work done, this incessant botheration has to stop> Synonyms aggravation, bedevilment, annoyance, bothering, bugging, disturbance, harassment, harrying, importunity, pestering, teasing, vexationRelated Words aggro [British], molestation, offense (or offence), persecution, provocation, torment, torture; devilment, devilry, mischief
2 the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts <my life at that point seemed destined to be one endless botheration> Synonyms aggravation, aggro [British], bother, annoyance, exasperation, frustration, grief, irritation, pip [chiefly British], vexationRelated 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, umbrageNear Antonyms delight, pleasure
3 something that is a source of irritation <I hope that during my visit my special dietary needs won't be a botheration> Synonyms aggravation, aggro [British], bother, annoyance, bugbear, exasperation, frustration, hair shirt, hassle, headache, inconvenience, irk, irritant, nuisance, peeve, pest, rub, ruffle, thorn, trial, vexationRelated 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 boxNear Antonyms delight, joy, pleasure
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