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  • adj. Caused to show discomposure
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bother.

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

  • adj. caused to show discomposure


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  • But she had too many crucial driving challenges before her now to evaluate why the word bothered her.

    Under a Maui Moon

  • This term bothered me when I first started hearing it, but I'd become sort of inured to its ubiquitous presence after a while and stopped really thinking about it.

    Got MILF?

  • Some of the characters tat were chosen to be developed for this title bothered me to an extent of never gaining the urge to even consider selecting their picture on the roster screen.


  • I don't think the fact that we can play through the game without really being bothered is a sign that the game isn't really as bad as we thought.

    Savage Kingdom

  • The only reason that I'm bothered is because it always seems to be Republicans that are acting "immoral."

    Statement: Senator's parents 'made gifts' to mistress's family

  • I remain bothered about having high levels government posts too concentrated by family.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Justice Thomas and Judge Reinhardt

  • What we end up doing, those that can be bothered, is sifting through news bulletins, conference coverage, current affairs programmes, blogs, professional political comment (yes, I thought Parris was ace), rather than just buying one newspaper and finding the news in it.

    A Wee Fib

  • The second issue that has the Times bothered is the fact this issue was included in a "politically charged bill" - a point which in and of itself parrots another Democratic talking point.

    Sound Politics: Seattle Times Flubs One

  • But anything that gets Kristol and the rest of the fascist right-wingnuts all hot and bothered is good enough for me …

    Think Progress » Right-Wing Peanut Gallery Hits Miers Hard

  • She'd just pinched off the dangling cord of crust and asked why he hadn't told her his name bothered him so much.

    The End of the Pier


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