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botheration

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1 the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another
  • if I'm to get any work done, this incessant botheration has to stop

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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

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3 something that is a source of irritation
  • I hope that during my visit my special dietary needs won't be a botheration

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The first known use of botheration was in 1797

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“Botheration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/botheration. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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