Synonyms for annoying
Antonyms for annoying
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANNOYING
When he had time to notice it, it amused him that he did not find it annoying.
Isn't it annoying when one can't pick up the thread of a conversation?
I saw that Clara was bent on annoying her old enemy, and interposed.
The kindling of the fire seems to have been for the purpose of annoying the enemy.
“Sir Peter has great faith in annoying and thwarting me,” she went on.
I need not say how annoying it is to hear these things from one's former servants.
If he was in there, it was most annoying that he should hear these just criticisms.
So long a period of expectancy had ended by annoying the public.
This last is very serious, and often it is annoying; but there is always some excuse for it.
And what is your motive in annoying me, and always, wherever I am, making a point of coming?
late 13c., from Anglo-French anuier, Old French enoiier, anuier "to weary, vex, anger; be troublesome or irksome to," from Late Latin inodiare "make loathsome," from Latin (esse) in odio "(it is to me) hateful," ablative of odium "hatred" (see odium). Earliest form of the word in English was as a noun, c.1200, "feeling of irritation, displeasure, distaste." Related: Annoyed; annoying; annoyingly. Middle English also had annoyful and annoyous (both late 14c.).