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noun as in feeling of being irritated

noun as in source of irritation

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Nina is shut out of the secret life she and Madeleine have shared, and as she hovers about anxiously, Madeleine’s children view her first as an annoyance and eventually as a threat.

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Affixed to the sleigh, the dashboard provided “more effectual protection from annoyance by the throwing up of snow.”

I am angry that several of our nation’s leaders were unwilling to deal with the small annoyance of a mask for a few hours.

Those habits, combined with their demand for personalized experiences, means millennials aren’t afraid to hide their annoyance at outbound marketing tactics when online.

He showed no signs of annoyance at the question, instead pivoting to a Drake song.

He was at times both an ally and annoyance to President Obama.

But the unknown potential health risks seem like a mild annoyance, if that, to Deen.

She then expressed her annoyance that the leader of the Oklahoma mosque where Nolan had worshipped refused to appear on her show.

In the winter, they can shield drivers from the annoyance of having to wipe snow and ice off their windshields.

Again, this is an annoyance and a reflection of a double standard against women.

The manifest annoyance of her household was thus easily accounted for, but he marveled at the strength of her bodyguard.

His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.

But all these inconveniences are comparatively trifling; the greatest amount of annoyance begins towards the end of the voyage.

For twenty years he had shown no sign of joy or sorrow or anger, scarcely even of pleasure or annoyance.

You may be overheard, and give pain or cause annoyance by your untimely conversation.

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On this page you'll find 108 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to annoyance, such as: anger, discontent, displeasure, exasperation, frustration, and indignation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.