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

2 senses of botheration

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, 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)

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