Crossword clues for botheration
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.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1797, noun of action from bother (v.).
n. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; 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 not a friend, he's an infliction" [syn: annoyance, bother, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass]
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.