Examples from the Web for annoyance
He was at times both an ally and annoyance to President Obama.
She then expressed her annoyance that the leader of the Oklahoma mosque where Nolan had worshipped refused to appear on her show.
In the winter, they can shield drivers from the annoyance of having to wipe snow and ice off their windshields.
Again, this is an annoyance and a reflection of a double standard against women.
It started off small: a hint of annoyance here, a flutter of incredulity there.Just Kill Mr. Bates Already! How to Save ‘Downton Abbey’|Andrew Romano|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But perhaps the surprise, annoyance and keen disappointment broke his soldierly heart.
And yet how else are we to prevent the annoyance, and secure our property?There She Blows!|William Hussey Macy
There was a look of annoyance and a hint of confusion in her eyes.Good References|E. J. Rath
She had been smiling at the officer, but on the interruption of the strangers' entrance she frowned with annoyance.A Soldier of the Legion|C. N. Williamson
The trading began and continued to Bancroft's annoyance for more than half an hour.Elder Conklin|Frank Harris
British Dictionary definitions for annoyance
Word Origin and History for annoyance
late 14c., "act of annoying," from Old French enoiance "ill-humor, irritation," from anuiant, present participle of anuier "to be troublesome, annoy, harass" (see annoy). Meaning "state of being annoyed" is from c.1500. Earlier, annoying was used in the sense of "act of offending" (c.1300), and a noun annoy (c.1200) in a sense "feeling of irritation, displeasure, distaste."