American English Dictionary

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annoyance (əˈnɔɪəns Pronunciation for )



  1. an annoying or being annoyed
  2. a thing or person that annoys

Translations for 'annoyance'

  • American English: annoyance Annoyance is the feeling that you get when someone makes you feel fairly angry or impatient.To her annoyance the stranger did not go away.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aborrecimento
  • Chinese: 厌烦厌厭烦煩
  • European Spanish: enfado
  • French: contrariété
  • German: Ärger
  • Italian: irritazione
  • Japanese: いらだち
  • Korean: 짜증
  • Portuguese: aborrecimento
  • Spanish: enojo

Example Sentences Including 'annoyance'

Cat knew she did, from the expression of surprise and faint annoyance on her face.
Diana Wynne Jones CHARMED LIFE (1977)
he asked pointedly, that tinge of annoyance creeping back into his voice.
Exquisite Corpse (2001)
Q. Ever since I signed up for Verizon DSL, I've been getting a new annoyance : pop-under ads.
Seattle Times (2004)
The reporters on the panel kept asking questions about it, to his annoyance.
Seattle Times (2004)
With her hands folded before her, she held her tongue behind the grinding teeth of her annoyance.
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss SO WORTHY MY LOVE (1989)


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