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Another word for bother

Verb
  1. To trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

  2. See also:

    pain

    feelings

Another word for bother

Noun
  1. Needless trouble

  2. See also:

    easy

Another word for bother

Noun
  1. Trouble or worry

  2. See also:

    care

  3. A cause of trouble or worry

Another word for bother

Verb

Synonym Study

  • Plague suggests mental torment comparable to the physical suffering caused by an affliction
  • To tease is to annoy by persistent, irritating actions, remarks, or requests
  • Irk stresses a wearing down of one's patience by persistent annoyance
  • Vex implies a more serious source of irritation and greater disturbance, often intense worry
  • Annoy implies temporary disturbance of mind caused by something that displeases one or tries one's patience
  • Bother implies disturbance of one's peace of mind and may suggest mild perplexity or anxiety