fuss, trouble, bother, hassle(noun)
an angry disturbance
"he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
pain in the ass, problem, squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, botheration, flap, bicker, tiff, difficulty, hassle, stir, flurry, dogfight, rough-and-tumble, ado, infliction, tizzy, pain, bustle, pother, trouble, spat, fuss, annoyance, worry, scuffle, bickering, pain in the neck, tussle
annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass(verb)
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"
aggravator, annoying, painful sensation, hurting, painfulness, botheration, pain in the ass, pain sensation, chafe, hassle, infliction, irritation, fuss, pain, trouble, imposition, vexation, annoyance, nuisance, pain in the neck
trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself(verb)
take the trouble to do something; concern oneself
"He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please"
discommode, unhinge, get at, disorder, rile, perturb, gravel, inconvenience oneself, upset, distract, nettle, inconvenience, vex, ail, nark, disquiet, irritate, devil, chafe, cark, annoy, put out, incommode, disoblige, pain, rag, trouble, disturb, trouble oneself, get to
annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil(verb)
cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
"Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
nark, dumbfound, get at, reproof, chide, bait, mystify, urticate, rile, fret, dun, cod, razz, crucify, stick, bedevil, reprimand, reach, amaze, lambaste, devil, get to, rub, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat, lambast, trounce, tease, taunt, roil, access, berate, chew up, disoblige, torment, stupefy, lecture, trouble oneself, agitate, put out, rag, discommode, inconvenience oneself, ride, bewilder, dress down, irritate, tantalize, stir up, rally, make, remonstrate, flummox, incommode, get, baffle, jaw, rebuke, worry, pose, vex, inconvenience, perplex, raise up, gravel, disturb, take to task, fray, gall, puzzle, trouble, bawl out, scratch, nettle, progress to, call on the carpet, commove, twit, excoriate, have words, chafe, scold, call down, shake up, nonplus
trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother(verb)
to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
"Sorry to trouble you, but..."
put under, get at, bring out, anaesthetise, irritate, hold out, douse, retire, pain, rile, disquiet, gravel, ail, perturb, anaesthetize, publish, extend, get to, trouble oneself, anesthetize, stretch out, put out, nark, nettle, chafe, unhinge, incommode, cark, disoblige, trouble, discommode, disorder, stretch forth, annoy, upset, exsert, smother, inconvenience, inconvenience oneself, anesthetise, issue, vex, rag, release, disturb, distract, devil
intrude or enter uninvited
"Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers"
make nervous or agitated
"The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"
make confused or perplexed or puzzled
A mild expression of annoyance.
Would it bother you if I smoked?
To do something at one's own inconvenience.
Why do I even bother to try?
To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
You didn't even bother to close the door.
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How to use bother in a sentence?
I'd rather use the nuclear bomb...Does that bother you I just want you to think big, Henry, for Christ's sake. to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on escalating the Vietnam War
I do n’t just get hate mail. I get three or four death threats every week. With death threats – you just never know, fox News’s pretty crazy. I used to take a screen shot of them, but after a while I was getting so many, I decided I was n’t going to bother and waste my time anymore. It’s pretty disgusting.
Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
Hair works a bit like a mop, collecting pollen that's floating in the air, since hair is the closest thing to your nasal passages, it can really bother you. If you wash it or brush it out before you go to sleep, or at least cover it, then you won't be sleeping in all that pollen.
The doctor is getting 250 rupees per surgery. Why would he bother to do only 10 or 20 surgeries when he can do 80? In the Bilaspur case, this is what happened, the doctor did not even change his laparoscope once during the 86 operations. He didn't change his gloves once. He didn't have the time.
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- يضايق, يزعجArabic
- досаждам, безпокойство, неприятности, грижи, безпокоя, дразняBulgarian
- molestarCatalan, Valencian
- molestar, agobiar, cansónSpanish
- vaeva nägema, vaevuma, tüütama, tülitama, tülin, nuhtlusEstonian
- vaivata, vaiva, häiriö, häiritäFinnish
- daigner, déranger, bâdrer, embêter, gêner, zutFrench
- sàraich, buair, cuir dragh airScottish Gaelic
- טרח, הפריע, הטריח את עצמו, טרחהHebrew
- veszi a fáradságot, zaklat, zavarHungarian
- vesen, angra, mál, ergja, vandamálIcelandic
- prendersi la briga, seccatura, trambusto, problema, agitazione, disturbarsi, incomodo, confusione, preoccuparsi, disturbare, infastidire, fastidioItalian
- storen, moeite doen, moeiteDutch
- irritere, gidde, bry, kluss, forstyrre, plageNorwegian
- kłopot, niepokoić, naprzykrzać sięPolish
- agitație, necăji, incomoda, îngrijorare, deranja, deranj, incomodare, supăraRomanian
- shqetësoj, shqetësimAlbanian
- störa, bry sig om, besvär, idasSwedish
- rahatsız etmek, canını sıkmakTurkish
- bezovta qilmoqUzbek
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