Bother synonyms

bŏth'ər
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To annoy, interfere with, or meddle with so as to trouble or harm, or with intent to trouble or harm
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Trouble, difficulty, or bother
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The quality of being inconvenient.
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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To take trouble
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Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
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The state of being vexed or irritated.
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To take trouble
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To take trouble
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To exasperate; annoy; vex
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To say in a playful or mocking way:
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To excite by exposing something desirable that remains or is made difficult or impossible to obtain:
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Hassle is defined as to bother, annoy or harass someone.
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To mentally distress; to cause (someone) to be anxious or perplexed.
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The definition of agitate is to move something around in a forceful or violent movement.
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To install an electronic listening device or devices in.
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A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
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A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
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The definition of concern is something that is of interest, important or worrisome.
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To take trouble
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(Intransitive) To be worn away; to chafe; to fray.
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(Idiomatic) To make an extra effort.
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To take trouble
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To take trouble
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To try; to work towards a goal.
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To take trouble
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To take trouble
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To take trouble
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The definition of annoy means to irritate or disturb.
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To pester or annoy persistently or incessantly.
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Vex is defined as to bring trouble or distress to or to annoy.
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Pester is defined as to pick on or irritate.
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The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
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To annoy, disgust, irritate, tire out, etc.
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To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
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The definition of provoke is to push something to happen, or to annoy.
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To make repeated attacks or raids on (an enemy, for example).
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To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag
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To insult, tease, make fun of or badger.
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To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
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To go on; continue
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Torture is defined as to cause another extreme pain.
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To tease and excite sexually:
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To give trouble
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To give trouble
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Nag is defined as to constantly urge, annoy or scold.
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(Intransitive) To behave like a bully; swagger.
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(Archaic) To intensify (a feeling, disease, etc.); aggravate
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(Literally) Of the nettle plant and similar physical causes, to sting causing a rash in someone.
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To betray or deceive; double-cross. Often used with up.
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Exacerbate is defined as to make worse or more severe.
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To give trouble
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Interrupt is defined as to stop or cause something to stop for a period of time.
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To cause bother to; inconvenience
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To retard or obstruct the progress of.
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To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; to force a narrow and difficult passage through.
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To cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.
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To give trouble
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To confuse completely; muddle
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To decorate something with jewels etc
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To intimidate or subjugate by an overbearing manner or domineering speech; bully.
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To cause to be annoyed or resentful.
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To give trouble
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To give trouble
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To give trouble
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To sail away, to depart.
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(Informal) To annoy; irritate
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To give trouble
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To give trouble
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To give trouble
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To move by way of an intangible force or impetus; move as if on water:
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(Idiomatic) To bully, harass or make fun of a victim; to bother or harass.
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To form in the shape of a needle.
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To give trouble
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To give trouble
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Noodge is defined as to nag or annoy with constant complaining.
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To give trouble
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To give trouble
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Distress is defined as causing someone to feel anxious or depressed, or to finish a piece of furniture in a way that makes it look old or worn.
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To tip or overturn (something).
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The definition of hurt is feeling physical pain, or to cause someone or something to experience physical pain or to cause harm.
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To be disturbing
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To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
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To frustrate, make go wrong.
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To cause to feel anxious, distressed, or troubled.
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Make (someone) worried or anxious
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(--- Physics & Astronomy) To cause perturbation in (the orbit of a celestial body, for example) by gravitational interaction.
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To put into a state of disorder.
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To change from a settled condition; disrupt:
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To defeat the plans or hopes of; to frustrate.
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Pain is defined as to hurt or cause suffering.
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To cause to feel grief; afflict with deep, acute sorrow or distress
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To confuse hopelessly, as by something complicated or involved; befuddle; puzzle
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To involve; to entangle; to make intricate or complicated.
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Ruffle is defined as to wrinkle, or to annoy or bother.
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(Now Rare) To cause (bodily tissue) to decay or become gangrenous
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To cause to feel chagrin; mortify or discomfit:
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To be disturbing
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To cause to shake or vibrate from impact:
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To be disturbing
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(Humorous) To throw into a state of confusion; to befuddle or perplex.
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To be disturbing
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(Idiomatic) To defy convention; to do something in a manner that is unusual or out of the ordinary.
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To be disturbing
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To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
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To be agreeable to; give pleasure to; satisfy
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To give great pleasure or joy:
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Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
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To put to test.
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To be disturbing
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To cause to suffer; to trouble, afflict. (Now chiefly in interrogative or indefinite constructions.)
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Pain in the head, caused by stimulation of or pressure to any of various structures of the head, such as tissue covering the cranium, cranial nerves, or blood vessels. Headache can be a primary disorder, as in migraine or cluster headaches , or a common symptom associated with head injury or many illnesses such as acute infection, brain tumor or abscess, eye disorders such as glaucoma, dental disease, and hypertension.
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To cause to be inconvenienced; disturb.
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A former town of north-central Hungary on the left bank of the Danube River. Since 1873 it has been part of Budapest.
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To perplex; confuse; bewilder; nonplus
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To engage in improper or secret actions, as in an effort to influence an outcome:
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A source of enjoyment or delight:
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Something that increases comfort or saves work:
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Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
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To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
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Neglect is defined as to ignore or fail to care for someone or something or fail to do something.
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(Intransitive) To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.
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Gall is defined as to irritate by rubbing.
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To anger; irritate
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To draw (the mind, attention, etc.) away in another direction; divert
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Flurry is defined as to be moved in a quick way.
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To make or become nervous or upset.
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To excite or cause strong feeling in, as by playing rock music.
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(Intransitive, usually as "shake on") To shake hands.
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To get rid of; throw away; discard
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To drive or ride briskly, so as to make a clattering.
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A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble.
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An annoying or being annoyed
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The state of being beset.
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Something that causes irritation
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The definition of an irritation is something that causes annoyance or discomfort, or a feeling of annoyance.
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(Informal) Bother
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An exasperating or being exasperated; great irritation or annoyance
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(Archaic) A choking cloud of smoke, dust, etc.
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To trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations
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(Intransitive) To become calm.
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Needless trouble
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The act or process of imposing or meting out something unpleasant.
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(Idiomatic) Someone or something which is annoying, irritating or inconvenient
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(Idiomatic, slang) Something or someone that causes discomfort or frustration.
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(UK slang) To drive a car or another vehicle in a hard, fast or unsympathetic manner.
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To affect adversely; to upset or annoy.
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To attack verbally or physically; to annoy, bother.
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(Intransitive, slang) To serve or behave as a spy or informer.
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To confuse; perplex.
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take the trouble to do something; concern oneself
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To slight; offend
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(Colloquial, dated) The act of flustering, or the state of being flustered.
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Archaic form of inconvenience.
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(Figuratively) weights.
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To urge on; incite as to pursuit
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To embarass is defined as to make someone feel self-conscious or make someone feel badly about himself.
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To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
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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
Find another word for bother. In this page you can discover 165 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bother, like: molest, fuss, inconvenience, hinder, fuss (over), torment, vexation, trouble oneself, be concerned about, aggravate and tease.