1. The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed; molestation; vexation; annoy.
A deep clay, giving much annoyance to passengers. --Fuller.
For the further annoyance and terror of any besieged place, they would throw into it dead bodies. --Wilkins.
2. That which annoys.
A grain, a dust, a gnat, a wandering hair,
Any annoyance in that precious sense. --Shak.
n 1: the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed [syn:
irritation, vexation, botheration]
2: anger produced by some annoying irritation [syn: chafe, vexation]
3: an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating [syn: aggravator]
4: something or someone that causes trouble; a source of
unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got
a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend,
he's an infliction" [syn: bother, botheration, pain,
infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass]
5: the act of troubling or annoying someone [syn: annoying, irritation,