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annoying

an·noy·ing

annoying

 
pronunciation:
noI Ing
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing annoyance; irritating; bothersome.
I don't enjoy his teasing; in fact, I find it quite annoying.Her roommate has an annoying habit of borrowing her clothes without asking.The allergy causes a very annoying itchiness of the eyes.
synonyms:
irritating
antonyms:
agreeable, calming, delightful, enjoyable, pleasant, soothing
similar words:
aggravating, bothersome, disagreeable, inconvenient, mischievous
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derivation: annoyingly (adv.)