annoy definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in small irritation to (another) by troublesome, usually duplicated acts.
    • Archaic To harass or disturb by consistent attacks.
    • To interrupt or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle at heart; to vex
    • To molest, incommode, or harm.
  • verb:
    • To disturb or irritate, specifically by continued or repeated acts; to work with unpleasant deeds.
    • to complete anything to disturb or anger someone; is troublesome.
    • To molest; to hurt; to injure.
    • cause irritation in; disturb, specially by small problems
  • noun:
    • a sense of vexation or vexation caused by what a person dislikes.
    • what causes these types of a feeling.
    • a sense of vexation or vexation caused by exactly what an individual dislikes; additionally, whatever triggers these types of a sense.
    • A disturbed condition of experiencing arising from displeasing acts or unpleasant situations; vexation; vexation; difficulty; irritation.
    • anything or circumstance which causes disquiet; an annoyance.
    • [Now mainly poetic; the normal term in prose is irritation.]
  • others:
    • to-be hateful or troublesome: accompanied by to.
    • [By omission of reflexive pronoun.] Becoming troubled, disquieted, vexed.
    • become hateful, problematic, or vexatious to; trouble, disquiet, disrupt, vex, molest, harass, plague; irk, weary, bore, specially by consistent functions: as, to annoy people by perpetual questioning; to annoy the opponent by raids: in passive, accompanied by at or just around, formerly by of.
    • Synonyms Molest, Plague, etc. (see tease), trouble, disrupt, disquiet, vex, irritate, stress, embarrass, perplex.

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