1. [ noun ] the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
Synonyms: irritation annoyance vexation
Related terms: irritation psychological_state restlessness huff pinprick bummer snit annoy trouble
2. [ noun ] something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
Synonyms: nuisance pain bother pain_in_the_neck pain_in_the_ass infliction annoyance

"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"

Related terms: negative_stimulus nuisance irritant common_nuisance plague abatable_nuisance private_nuisance mixed_nuisance attractive_nuisance annoy pain
Similar spelling:   bothered