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The “saga,” as she calls it, started months ago, when a bothersome dental implant led to a bone infection in her jaw.

Once Kevin Durant comes back from a bothersome hamstring injury, the Nets will be poised for conference domination.

Maryland’s start to the second half, senior guard Darryl Morsell said, was more bothersome than the game’s opening minutes.

Without these bothersome hornets, the bees added just a few dung spots.

The usual signs of danger, and rewards for following potentially bothersome rules, are thrown off by a virus that is spread easily by people who don’t know they have it, Slovic said.

It is such an irritating movie that it has had the effect of clarifying, once and for all, why Braff himself is bothersome.

Selfies, like people, are often bothersome, silly, and apparently redundant.

Like people, selfies are often bothersome, silly, and apparently redundant.

Think in terms of my bothersome tumor, now taking part in research.

And I am not denying the fact that his womanizing, only too well known in Paris, is bothersome to many of us.

It is evident that the irrationality of frequent appeals to expensive and bothersome litigation should arouse suspicion.

This he tries several times, but with the same result, that bothersome stick is always hanging to his neck.

A flat kite like this always needs a tail, and the most bothersome tail ever made is that familiar kind made of paper and string.

I realized that it was a bothersome moral responsibility—placing the lives of others (even if janitors) in jeopardy.

I jumped up from the balcony on to a stone ledge, and then by good luck right into the bedroom of that bothersome young lady.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bothersome, such as: aggravating, annoying, distressing, disturbing, inconvenient, and irritating.

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