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Origin of annoyed
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of annoy
Examples from the Web for annoyed
Yes, some people have been inconvenienced by traffic delays or annoyed by supportive athletes.
At first, I am annoyed because answering these questions takes so much effort.
And if the patients whined or annoyed her, she allegedly killed them to shut them up.Nurse Nasty Suspected of Killing 38 People in Italy|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, we—if I could be a bit of pop-culture Lorax for the moment and speak for all of us—are kind of annoyed that she is.‘Boy Meets World’ Fans Will Hate ‘Girl Meets World’|Kevin Fallon|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Desperate and annoyed with the language barrier, Bartiromo begs as Elias translates.
If Martine was annoyed by Priscilla's refusal, poor Priscilla was deeply disturbed by the turn of affairs.Brenda's Ward|Helen Leah Reed
Whatever I do, there is someone to be annoyed and offended at the act.The Locusts' Years|Mary Helen Fee
Noticing that father seemed to be annoyed, I tried to make an opportunity of receiving Philip myself.The Legacy of Cain|Wilkie Collins
How annoyed he would be if he knew that he had been detected telling the truth!Scarlet and Hyssop|E. F. Benson
Then she began to be annoyed by his constant attendance on Leslie.Cloudy Jewel|Grace Livingston Hill
Word Origin for annoy
"vexed, peeved, offended," late 13c., past participle adjective from annoy (v.).
late 13c., from Anglo-French anuier, Old French enoiier, anuier "to weary, vex, anger; be troublesome or irksome to," from Late Latin inodiare "make loathsome," from Latin (esse) in odio "(it is to me) hateful," ablative of odium "hatred" (see odium). Earliest form of the word in English was as a noun, c.1200, "feeling of irritation, displeasure, distaste." Related: Annoyed; annoying; annoyingly. Middle English also had annoyful and annoyous (both late 14c.).