annoyance /əˈnɔɪəns/

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I. noun [ mass noun]

1. the feeling or state of being annoyed; irritation

there was annoyance at government interference
he turned his charm on Tara, much to Hegarty’s annoyance.
2. [ count noun] a thing that annoys someone; a nuisance.

the Council found him an annoyance.
some people like to irritate us with trivial annoyances.
– origin late Middle English: from Old French anoiance, from anoier (see annoy).

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