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Definitions and Synonyms of botheration | Another word for botheration | What is botheration?

Definition 1: something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for botheration in the sense of this definition

(botheration is a kind of ...) a stimulus with undesirable consequences

(... is a kind of botheration ) (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive

(... is a kind of botheration ) something that causes irritation and annoyance

"he's a thorn in my flesh"

(... is a kind of botheration ) an annoyance

"those children are a damn plague"

Definition 2: the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for botheration in the sense of this definition

(botheration is a kind of ...) (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"

(... is a kind of botheration ) an experience that is irritating or frustrating or disappointing

"having to stand in line so long was a real bummer"

(... is a kind of botheration ) a state of irritation or annoyance

(... is a kind of botheration ) a minor annoyance

(... is a kind of botheration ) a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay

(... is a kind of botheration ) a state of agitated irritation

"he was in a snit"

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