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Definition 1: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations - [verb of emotion]

Samples where annoy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Synonyms for annoy in the sense of this definition

(annoy is a kind of ...) give displeasure to

(... is a kind of annoy ) irritate

"Her childish behavior really get to me" "His lying really gets me"

(... is a kind of annoy ) gnaw into; make resentful or angry

"The injustice rankled her" "his resentment festered"

(... is a kind of annoy ) cause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful

(... is a kind of annoy ) trouble or vex

"ruffle somebody's composure"

(... is a kind of annoy ) cause annoyance in

(... is a kind of annoy ) annoy continually or chronically

"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked" "This man harasses his female co-workers"

(... is a kind of annoy ) provoke the hostility of

"Don't antagonize your boss"

(annoy has a similar meaning as ...) feel extreme irritation or anger

"He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation"

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