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

2 senses of nuisance

Sense 1
nuisance -- ((law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive)
       => 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")

Sense 2
pain, pain in the neck, nuisance -- (a bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain")
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

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