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The state of being bothered
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Alternative clues for the word botheration
Something or someone that causes trouble
A source of unhappiness
Word definitions for botheration in dictionaries
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Botheration \Both`er*a"tion\, n. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation. [Colloq.]
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1797, noun of action from bother (v.).
Word definitions in WordNet
n. the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed [syn: irritation , annoyance , vexation ] something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's...
Usage examples of botheration.
I hope to arrive before the king, if he is not already there, to cause him maximum botheration before he weds the Madi princess.
The farmer stretched out his hand for the pipe that allayeth botheration.
Tuesday last, at her residence in Botheration Buildings, Mrs. Skimpole of a son in difficulties.
The gorge under our feet--called Allerheiligen--afforded room in the grassy level at its head for a cozy and delightful human nest, shut away from the world and its botherations, and consequently the monks of the old times had not failed to spy it out.
And if he had blown out the window and let the rain in, he would have had to go to the botheration of changing rooms.
Their talk was an endless botheration to him, a string of thieveries, rapes, murders, and tortures, all proudly recounted and embellished.