Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of bothering or the state of being bothered; trouble; annoyance; botheration.
“Deacon now, bless ye, or archdeacon, and some sic botherment, and his daughter is to be married to yon slip of a curate with the rabbit mouth and the heather legs.”
“And to think a bit thing like that can make all this botherment!”
“It's no use,' says he, 'the man's sure to fall for treason,' he says, 'and it's all botherment trying to force me to indict' im for murder. ”
“None, none; never make any more botherment about it, Master Lawson," said the third.”
“Come, get along, man, and let's have no more botherment," cried one of the impatient passengers.”
“It's hut little I care, anyway, for such botherment; but fighting is no play, and a body shouldn't be particular how they strike, or who they hit, so it's the inimy.”
“But goddammit, the thought of listening to my President or Vice-President further embarrass our country and belittle the incredible threat posed by these weapons by mangling that word for the next four to eight years, well, let's just say my botherment is probably at least as disproportionate as the utility of nukes to any conceivable military objective.”
“First, envy is agreed to be a form of pain or botherment ” an unpleasant emotion.”
“But, man, what's all this botherment about telling a lassie's name? ”
“You've worked too much already -- that's half the botherment. ”
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