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annoyance

[uh-noi-uhns]
noun
1.
a person or thing that annoys; nuisance: Unwanted visitors are an annoyance.
2.
an act or instance of annoying.
3.
the feeling of being annoyed.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French; see annoy, -ance

aggravation, annoyance, intensification, irritation, worsening.
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annoyance (əˈnɔɪəns)
 
n
1.  the feeling of being annoyed
2.  the act of annoying
3.  a person or thing that annoys

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annoyance
late 14c., "act of annoying," from O.Fr. anuiance, from anuiant, prp. of anuier "to be troublesome, annoy, harass" (see annoy). Meaning "state of being annoyed" is from c.1500.
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