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synonyms for bothering

  • bugging
  • pestering
  • botheration
  • disturbance
  • exasperation
  • harassment
  • irritation
  • vexation
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How to use bothering in a sentence

The Taube has been bothering us again, but wound up its manœuvres very decently by killing some fish for our dinner.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Many, like myself, find the last less trouble and expense than bothering with incubators.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Black Hood vaulted into the roadster without bothering to open the door.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But no matter what happens, time and the world rolls by as indifferently as though there was nothing worth bothering about.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
That was what was bothering Brodrick; for it was Jane's hand, in its freedom, that had kept the standard of the magazine so high.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
They devoured the rabbit without bothering themselves about her.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
But why, in the name of all that's unheard of, should collectors come bothering me about luna moths?
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
He'd knocked about so much over the world that he was past bothering about explaining things or being surprised at anything.
OVER THE SLIPRAILSHENRY LAWSON
The dreams began bothering him again, now that the urgency of getting Evri-Flave, Inc., started had eased.
HUNTER PATROLHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN J. MCGUIRE
They have been bothering the chickens again lately—carried off two only night before last.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
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WORDS RELATED TO BOTHERING

  • aggravation
  • bothering
  • bugging
  • disturbance
  • exasperation
  • harassment
  • hassle
  • headache
  • inconvenience
  • irritation
  • nuisance
  • pestering
  • problem
  • vexation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.