annoyance

[ uh-noi-uh ns ]
/ əˈnɔɪ əns /

noun

a person or thing that annoys; nuisance: Unwanted visitors are an annoyance.
an act or instance of annoying.
the feeling of being annoyed.

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Origin of annoyance

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French; see annoy, -ance

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH annoyance

aggravation annoyance intensification irritation worsening
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British Dictionary definitions for annoyance

annoyance
/ (əˈnɔɪəns) /

noun

the feeling of being annoyed
the act of annoying
a person or thing that annoys
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