Annoyed
Annoy An*noy" ([a^]n*noi"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Annoyed} ([a^]n*noid"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Annoying}.] [OE. anoien, anuien, OF. anoier, anuier, F. ennuyer, fr. OF. anoi, anui, enui, annoyance, vexation, F. ennui. See {Annoy}, n.] To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle in mind; to vex; as, I was annoyed by his remarks. [1913 Webster]

Say, what can more our tortured souls annoy Than to behold, admire, and lose our joy? --Prior. [1913 Webster]

2. To molest, incommode, or harm; as, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To molest; vex; trouble; pester; embarrass; perplex; tease. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • annoyed — an|noyed [əˈnɔıd] adj slightly angry = ↑irritated →↑angry ▪ I ll be annoyed if we don t finish by eight. be annoyed at/with sb ▪ She was annoyed with Duncan for forgetting to phone. be annoyed about/by sth ▪ He was annoyed by her apparent… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • annoyed — adjective slightly angry: I ll be annoyed if we don t finish by eight. (+ with): She was annoyed with Duncan for forgetting to phone. (+ about/by): He was annoyed by her apparent indifference. | be annoyed that: Mr Davies was annoyed that the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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