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Overview of verb bother

The verb bother has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (18) trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself

(take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please")

2. (16) annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil

(cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves")

3. (8) trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother

(to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but...")

4. bother

(intrude or enter uninvited; "Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers")

5. bother

(make nervous or agitated; "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster")

6. bother

(make confused or perplexed or puzzled)


Overview of adj bothered

The adj bothered has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bothered, daunted, fazed

(caused to show discomposure; "refused to be fazed by the objections")

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