Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun annoyance

5 senses of annoyance

Sense 1
irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration -- (the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed)
       => psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition -- ((psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state")

Sense 2
annoyance, chafe, vexation -- (anger produced by some annoying irritation)
       => anger, choler, ire -- (a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance)

Sense 3
aggravator, annoyance -- (an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating)
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Sense 4
annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass -- (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")
       => negative stimulus -- (a stimulus with undesirable consequences)

Sense 5
annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation -- (the act of troubling or annoying someone)
       => mistreatment -- (the practice of treating (someone or something) badly; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother")

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