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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·noy·ance /əˈnɔɪən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·noy·ance n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,