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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. causing irritation or annoyance;
- Example: "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"
- Example: "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"
- Example: "found it galling to have to ask permission"
- Example: "an irritating delay"
- Example: "nettlesome paperwork"
- Example: "a pesky mosquito"
- Example: "swarms of pestering gnats"
- Example: "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"
- Example: "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"
- Example: "a vexatious child"
- Example: "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
[syn: annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bothersome \Both"er*some\, a. Vexatious; causing bother; causing trouble or perplexity; troublesome. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bothersome adj 1: causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong" [syn: annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

48 Moby Thesaurus words for "bothersome": aggravating, annoying, backbreaking, besetting, bothering, burdensome, chafing, crushing, disquieting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, exasperating, fretting, galling, grueling, harassing, heavy, hefty, importunate, importune, irking, irksome, irritating, onerous, oppressive, painful, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, provoking, teasing, tiresome, tormenting, troublesome, troubling, trying, upsetting, vexatious, vexing, wearisome, worrisome, worrying