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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOTHERSOME

"I am afraid it has been a bothersome business," he said gently.

Steve did not take the trouble to ask himself these bothersome questions.

Insects and fungi are the most bothersome pests on most plantations.

It is that troublesome, bothersome, little verb be, which is so difficult to master.

The bothersome consciousness of her own unworthiness overwhelmed her.

Let us drop this: they are too tiny and too bothersome to collect.

I gathered he'd also absorbed some of his bothersome ideas from them.

There has been a succession of bothersome people to interfere ever since I arrived.

Hens are bothersome enough at their best, but when they can talk they're simply dreadful.

My throat's bothersome to-night; I'll leave you alone with your cigarette.

WORD ORIGIN

1817, from bother + -some (1).

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