Effort, worry, or difficulty; bother: he has caused us a deal of unnecessary botheration
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- To cap it all, the ombudsman ordered the DTI to apologise and to pay compensation "for the expense and botheration they have been caused".
- And as the last few miles had shown, the Defiant wasn't a great winter car - the defroster took forever, and shifting was a botheration.
- You have a vague sensation of a vague sensation, and you know that while this is a minor botheration, you will feel immensely relieved when it's concluded.
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