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1. annoyance

noun. ['əˈnɔɪəns'] the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed.

Synonyms

  • miff
  • seeing red
  • impatience
  • irritation
  • psychological state
  • bummer
  • mental state
  • snit
  • botheration
  • huff
  • restlessness
  • psychological condition
  • pinprick
  • mental condition

Antonyms

  • pleasantness
  • pleasure
  • agreeable

Etymology

  • anuiance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Annoyance

  • flamboyance
  • clairvoyance

Example sentences of the word annoyance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Growling is a sign of extreme annoyance and is a sure sign to back off.

Quotes containing the word annoyance


1. Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
- Isaac Asimov

2. Marsh: Our best efforts were never even a mild annoyance to the Lord Ruler."Kelsier: Ah, but being an annoyance is something that I am very good at. In fact, I'm far more than just a 'mild' annoyance--people tell me I can be downright frustrating. Might as well use this talent for the cause of good, eh?
- Brandon Sanderson, Mistborn: The Final Empire

3. The white cat Sal-al was lying on the straw matting in the empty conservatory. She looked at us with a wicked, conceited expression as if all her appetites had just been satisfied. She was beautiful. Vesta and I both said, "I wish I were a cat!"Before we got to the last word we smiled at each other in annoyance, not liking the idea that most human beings think very much alike.
- Denton Welch, Maiden Voyage

2. annoyance

noun. ['əˈnɔɪəns'] anger produced by some annoying irritation.

Synonyms

  • chafe
  • torment
  • pique
  • irritation
  • harassment
  • temper
  • displeasure
  • exasperation
  • ire
  • frustration
  • choler
  • anger
  • aggravation

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • good humor
  • ill humor
  • soften

Etymology

  • anuiance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. annoyance

noun. ['əˈnɔɪəns'] something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness.

Synonyms

  • bother
  • irritant
  • botheration
  • negative stimulus
  • pain in the neck
  • pain in the ass
  • infliction
  • plague
  • pain
  • nuisance

Antonyms

  • mental health
  • exhale
  • calmness
  • immobility

Etymology

  • anuiance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. annoyance

noun. ['əˈnɔɪəns'] an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating.

Synonyms

  • aggravator
  • unpleasant person

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • satisfaction
  • venial sin

Etymology

  • anuiance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. annoyance

noun. ['əˈnɔɪəns'] the act of troubling or annoying someone.

Synonyms

  • irritation
  • annoying
  • red flag
  • exasperation
  • mistreatment

Antonyms

  • patience
  • normality
  • mental illness
  • elation

Etymology

  • anuiance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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