annoyed


annoyed
annoy VERB 1) make slightly angry. 2) pester or harass. 3) archaic harm or attack repeatedly.
DERIVATIVES annoyance noun annoyed adjective annoying adjective.
ORIGIN Old French anoier, from Latin mihi in odio est 'it is hateful to me' .

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  • annoyed — adj. 1. 1 aroused to impatience or anger; as, feeling annoyed by the constant teasing. Syn: irritated, nettled, peeved, pissed, stung. [WordNet 1.5] 2. 1 troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances. Syn: harassed, harried, pestered… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • annoyed — index petulant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • annoyed — (adj.) vexed, peeved, offended, late 13c., pp. adjective from ANNOY (Cf. annoy) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • annoyed — adj. 1) annoyed at, with (we were annoyed at losing the order; he was annoyed at/with the children) 2) annoyed to + inf. (he was annoyed to find his door unlocked) 3) annoyed that + clause (she was annoyed that the library was still closed) * * * …   Combinatory dictionary

  • annoyed — an|noyed [ ə nɔıd ] adjective ** feeling slightly angry or impatient: I couldn t see her face, but she sounded pretty annoyed. get annoyed (with someone): The kids wouldn t stop talking, and I was beginning to get annoyed with them. annoyed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • annoyed */*/ — UK [əˈnɔɪd] / US adjective feeling slightly angry or impatient I couldn t see her face, but she sounded pretty annoyed. get annoyed (with someone): The kids wouldn t stop talking, and I was beginning to get annoyed with them. annoyed… …   English dictionary

  • annoyed — an|noyed [əˈnɔıd] adj slightly angry = ↑irritated →↑angry ▪ I ll be annoyed if we don t finish by eight. be annoyed at/with sb ▪ She was annoyed with Duncan for forgetting to phone. be annoyed about/by sth ▪ He was annoyed by her apparent… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • annoyed — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get ▪ make sb ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • annoyed — adjective slightly angry: I ll be annoyed if we don t finish by eight. (+ with): She was annoyed with Duncan for forgetting to phone. (+ about/by): He was annoyed by her apparent indifference. | be annoyed that: Mr Davies was annoyed that the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • annoyed — [[t]ənɔ͟ɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ prep, ADJ that If you are annoyed, you are fairly angry about something. → See also annoy She tapped her forehead and looked annoyed with herself... She is hurt and annoyed that the authorities… …   English dictionary

  • Annoyed — Annoy An*noy ([a^]n*noi ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Annoyed} ([a^]n*noid ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Annoying}.] [OE. anoien, anuien, OF. anoier, anuier, F. ennuyer, fr. OF. anoi, anui, enui, annoyance, vexation, F. ennui. See {Annoy}, n.] To disturb or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English