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1. nuisance

noun. ['ˈnuːsəns'] (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive.

Synonyms

  • annoyance
  • bother
  • public nuisance
  • botheration
  • mixed nuisance
  • private nuisance
  • pain in the neck
  • pain in the ass
  • common nuisance
  • infliction
  • pain
  • abatable nuisance

Antonyms

  • calm
  • pleasantness
  • pleasure

Etymology

  • nusaunce (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Nuisance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you pronounce nuisance?

Pronounce nuisance as ˈnusəns.

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How do you spell nuisance? Is it nusance ?

A common misspelling of nuisance is nusance

Sentences with nuisance


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you skip this step, the fleas could come right back; hence the term nuisance.

2. Adjective
Missouri considers it a nuisance aquatic plant because where it exists, no one can fish or swim.

Quotes about nuisance


1. You must learn to forgive a man when he's in love. He's always a nuisance.
- Rudyard Kipling, The Light That Failed

2. nuisance

noun. ['ˈnuːsəns'] a bothersome annoying person.

Synonyms

  • unpleasant person
  • pain in the neck
  • pain

Etymology

  • nusaunce (Anglo-Norman)
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