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bothersome

[both -er-suh m] /ˈbɒð ər səm/
adjective
1.
causing annoyance or worry; troublesome.
Origin of bothersome
1825-1835
1825-35; bother + -some1
Synonyms
annoying, irritating, irksome, vexing, vexatious, galling.
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bothersome

/ˈbɒðəsəm/
adjective
1.
causing bother; troublesome
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adj.

1817, from bother + -some (1).

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