Definitions for annoyanceəˈnɔɪ əns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•noy•anceəˈnɔɪ əns(n.)

  1. a person or thing that annoys; nuisance.

  2. the feeling of being annoyed.

  3. an act or instance of annoying.

Origin of annoyance:

1350–1400; ME < MF

Princeton's WordNet

  1. irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration(noun)

    the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

  2. annoyance, chafe, vexation(noun)

    anger produced by some annoying irritation

  3. aggravator, annoyance(noun)

    an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating

  4. annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass(noun)

    something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

    "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"

  5. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation(noun)

    the act of troubling or annoying someone

Wiktionary

  1. annoyance(Noun)

    That which annoys.

  2. annoyance(Noun)

    An act or instance of annoying.

  3. annoyance(Noun)

    The psychological state of being annoyed or irritated.

  4. Origin: anuiance, anoiance, from the verb anuier. Compare Modern French ennui

Webster Dictionary

  1. Annoyance(noun)

    the act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed; molestation; vexation; annoy

  2. Annoyance(noun)

    that which annoys

Freebase

  1. Annoyance

    Annoyance is an unpleasant mental state that is characterized by such effects as irritation and distraction from one's conscious thinking. It can lead to emotions such as frustration and anger. The property of being easily annoyed is called irritability.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

annoyance(noun)

something which annoys

That noise has been an annoyance to me for weeks!

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