annoyance

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English anoiaunce, from Old French anuiance, anoiance, from the verb anuier (to cause problems). Compare French ennui.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /əˈnɔɪəns/

NounEdit

 
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annoyance (countable and uncountable, plural annoyances)

  1. (countable) That which annoys.
  2. (countable) An act or instance of annoying.
  3. (uncountable) The psychological state of being annoyed or irritated.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for annoyance in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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