- 1The feeling or state of being annoyed; irritation: a look of annoyance on his face annoyance at government interference he turned his charm on Tara, much to Herbert’s annoyanceMore example sentences
- Anger and annoyance at her came to me, as she just stood there, as if she had done nothing.
- He expressed his annoyance at the council having to employ a consultant from Britain to advise them.
- She keeps interrupting to express her annoyance at how unrealistic and ridiculous the rules are.
- 1.1A thing that annoys someone; a nuisance: the Council found him an annoyanceMore example sentences
- Despite the many problems and annoyances, there were some bright spots to CMW, and these mostly came in the form of the performers.
- Minor annoyances won't bother you so much because you're focused on the big picture.
- The book contains more than fifty examples of innovative solutions or approaches to problems or annoyances that impact our lives.
late Middle English: from Old French anoiance, from anoier (see annoy).