|1.||[ noun ] something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness|
|Synonyms:||bother botheration pain 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 irritant abatable_nuisance plague attractive_nuisance private_nuisance mixed_nuisance common_nuisance annoy pain|
|2.||[ noun ] (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive|
|Related terms:||annoyance mixed_nuisance abatable_nuisance private_nuisance common_nuisance attractive_nuisance law|
|3.||[ noun ] a bothersome annoying person|
"that kid is a terrible pain"