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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of annoy.
  • adj. Troubled, irritated by something unwanted or unliked; vexed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. aroused to impatience or anger.
  • adj. troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
  • adj. aroused to impatience or anger


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  • The sexual connotations of the word annoyed me because sex, as much as I might enjoy it, has nothing to do with how I skate.

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  • Last week, Mr. Surkov said that Russia needed a liberal party to represent the views of what he called the "annoyed urban communities."

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  • In a word, Couric just asked the questions, Palin annoyed ALL of us. gl, From Pittsburgh

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  • The Obama administration is no more willing to speak to Israel without preconditions than it is Iran, and our self-assumed King is just plain annoyed that they would treat him as a strategic partner — perhaps even a wayward and/or inept one — and not as their master.

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  • Fuckin 'annoyed that I missed your reading, I heard all about it after.


  • Mood index: annoyed from the Doonesbury page at Slate:

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  • For some reason his use of the Chinese version of the name annoyed me, though I did it often myself.


  • The alteration of her name annoyed Katharine, and she observed, rather sharply, that she didn't want to marry any one.

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  • The Milvian bridge, which they had broken, is restored and fortified for your safe passage; and your army may enter the city without being annoyed from the castle of St. Angelo.

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  • • just plain annoyed that even this space, created and maintained with such effort and sacrifice, can also be coopted by a privilege that doesn't (usually) offer a worthwhile recompense;

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