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  Words related to bother

Related / Similar Words: annoyance, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass, fuss, trouble, hassle, annoy, rag, get to, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil, trouble oneself, inconvenience oneself, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode

 

Definition:
  • something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he''s not a friend, he''s an infliction";
  • an angry disturbance; "he didn''t want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother";
  • cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves";
  • make confused or perplexed or puzzled;
  • make nervous or agitated; "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster";
  • intrude or enter uninvited; "Don''t bother the professor while she is grading term papers";
  • take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don''t bother, please";
  • to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but...";

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    Hyponyms: nuisance, irritant, thorn, plague, get, get under one's skin, eat into, fret, rankle, grate, peeve, ruffle, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, molest, provoke, antagonize, antagonise

     

    Grouped Verbs: chafe

     

    Derivational Morphology: pain, anguish, hurt, trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, annoy, rag, get to, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan, irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration, annoying, tease, teaser, annoyer, vexer, pique, temper, aggravation, provocation, irritant, thorn, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass, difficulty, fuss, incommodiousness, problem

     

     
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