Annoyance definition

ə-noiəns
Frequency:
A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
noun
12
1
The act of annoying or the state of being annoyed.
noun
2
1
A thing or person that annoys.
noun
2
1
The definition of an annoyance is a person or thing that is a bother or a nuisance.

A person who constantly pries into other people's business is an example of an annoyance.

noun
1
0
(countable) That which annoys.
noun
1
0
Advertisement
(countable) An act or instance of annoying.
noun
1
0
An annoying or being annoyed.
noun
1
1
(uncountable) The psychological state of being annoyed or irritated.
noun
1
1

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
annoyance
Plural:
annoyances

Origin of annoyance

  • Old French anuiance, anoiance, from the verb anuier (“to cause problems”). Compare Modern French ennui

    From Wiktionary