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

2 senses of pain in the neck

Sense 1
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)

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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