What does annoy mean?

annoy meaning in General Dictionary

A feeling of disquiet or vexation brought on by what one dislikes in addition whatever triggers such an atmosphere concerning work annoy

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  • To disturb or aggravate specifically by continued or duplicated functions to tease to ruffle in your mind to vex as I was aggravated by his remarks
  • cause annoyance in; disturb, particularly by minor problems
  • To disturb or aggravate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle in your mind; to vex; since, I was annoyed by their remarks.
  • To molest, incommode, or damage; because, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade.
  • A feeling of vexation or vexation due to what one dislikes; additionally, whatever causes such a sense; as, be effective annoy.

annoy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 13c., from Anglo-French anuier, Old French enoiier, anuier "to weary, vex, fury; be problematic or irksome to," from Late Latin inodiare "make loathsome," from Latin (esse) in odio "(it's to me) hateful," ablative of odium "hatred" (see odium). Earliest form of the word in English had been as a noun, c.1200, "feeling of irritation, displeasure, distaste." Relevant: Irritated; annoying; annoyingly. Middle English additionally had annoyful and annoyous (both late 14c.).


annoy meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) To disturb or irritate, specifically by continued or duplicated functions; to tease; to ruffle at heart; to vex; since, I was annoyed by their remarks.

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  • (n.) To molest, incommode, or damage; because, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade.
  • (n.) A sense of vexation or vexation caused by what a person dislikes; in addition, whatever triggers these types of a feeling; as, working annoy.

Sentence Examples with the word annoy

Other terrestrial marsupials are the wombat (Phascolomys), a large, clumsy, burrowing animal, not unlike a pig, which attains a weight of from 60 to 100 lb; the bandicoot (Perameles), a rat-like creature whose depredations annoy the agriculturist; the native cat (Dasyurus), noted robber of the poultry yard; the Tasmanian wolf (Thylacinus), which preys on large game; and the recently discovered Notoryctes, a small animal which burrows like a mole in the desert of the interior.

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