botheration
noun Date: 1797 1. the act of bothering ; the state of being bothered 2. something that bothers — often used interjectionally

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  • Botheration — Both er*a tion, n. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • botheration — index burden Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • botheration — 1797, noun of action from BOTHER (Cf. bother) …   Etymology dictionary

  • botheration — [bäth΄ər ā′shən] n., interj. Informal bother …   English World dictionary

  • botheration — both|er|a|tion [ˌbɔðəˈreıʃən US ˌba: ] interjection used when you are slightly annoyed ▪ Botheration. I forgot my glasses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • botheration — int. Used to express anger, annoyance, irritation, contempt, or disappointment. (Standard usage.) Oh, botheration! Why me! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • botheration — int. Used to express anger, annoyance, irritation, contempt, or disappointment. (Standard usage.) Oh, botheration! Why me! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • botheration — interjection BrE old fashioned used when you are slightly annoyed: Botheration. I forgot my glasses …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • botheration — /bodh euh ray sheuhn/, interj. 1. (used as an exclamation indicating vexation or annoyance.) n. 2. the act or state of bothering or the state of being bothered. [1790 1800; BOTHER + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • botheration — noun The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation …   Wiktionary

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