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botheration

[both-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌbɒð əˈreɪ ʃən/
interjection
1.
(used as an exclamation indicating vexation or annoyance.)
noun
2.
the act or state of bothering or the state of being bothered.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; bother + -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for botheration

botheration

/ˌbɒðəˈreɪʃən/
noun, interjection (informal)
1.
another word for bother (sense 5), bother (sense 8)
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Word Origin and History for botheration
n.

1797, noun of action from bother (v.).

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