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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that is bothersome. A person, thing, or situation that annoys you or causes problems.

Usage examples (37)
  • Being a nuisance is the way the child makes a home to return to.
  • Beyond the nuisance, is there anything wrong with a little traffic?
  • In the presidential race, a huge clamor over the word nuisance today.
  • Let's go back now to John Kerry's use of the word nuisance, in relation to terrorism in that "New York Times" article on Sunday. for more
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