Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Causing bother; troublesome.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Troublesome; annoying; inconvenient.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Vexatious; causing bother; causing trouble or perplexity; troublesome.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Causing bother or perplexity.

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

  • adjective causing irritation or annoyance

Etymologies

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bother +‎ -some

Examples

  • What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary.

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  • What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary.

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  • Most bothersome is during this week of Kanye, Serena and Wilson with virtually every news site asking are we rude/have we lost our civility, is that people from the stature of James Carville to presumably educated people writing comments, are ranting, raving and name calling.

    Carville takes aim at latest tell-all on Bush

  • What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary.

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  • What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary.

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  • Far more bothersome is the recent public support given by Starbucks to gay pride parades in San Diego and Seattle, and to Planned Parenthood, both documented in the BPNews article and in an August 10, 2005, World Net Daily article.

    Food and Drink

  • What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary.

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  • What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary.

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  • What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary.

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  • What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary.

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