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nuisance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nuisance

  1. 1 one who is obnoxiously annoying the new neighbor is threatening to become a nuisance, dropping in on us several times a day Synonyms of nuisance annoyance, annoyer, bother, gadfly, gnawer, nudnik (also nudnick), pain, persecutor, pest, tease, teaser Words Related to nuisance headache; harrier, heckler, interrupter (also interruptor); hassle, plague; harasser, molester, tormentor (also tormenter), torturer Phrases pain in the neck Near Antonyms of nuisance charmer, smoothy (or smoothie); comforter, solacer, soother

  2. 2 something that is a source of irritation folding up this map correctly is such a nuisance Synonyms of nuisance aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, bugbear, exasperation, frustration, hair shirt, hassle, headache, inconvenience, irk, irritant, annoyance, peeve, pest, rub, ruffle, thorn, trial, vexationWords Related to nuisance 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 of nuisance delight, joy, pleasure



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