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Synonyms for bothersome
ˈbɒð ər səmboth·er·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexingadjective

    causing irritation or annoyance

    "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"

    Synonyms:
    irritating, exasperating, corruptive, pestilential, petulant, mocking, galling, pestilent, cranky, perversive, pesky, scratchy, pestiferous, pettish, nettlesome, dirty, vexing, painful, irritable, plaguey, quizzical, peevish, irritative, plaguy, maddening, infuriating, annoying, tetchy, testy, fractious, techy, vexatious, pestering, peckish, teasing

    Antonyms:
    agreeable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bothersomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    troublesome, perplexing, annoying, vexatious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bothersome":

    vexing, troublesome, boring, embarrassing

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4328dirty
#8356boring
#9372painful
#9416annoying
#19258embarrassing
#21074teasing
#23970irritating
#26620irritable
#26847troublesome
#30182cranky
#34388mocking
#34818pesky
#46948bothersome
#59577scratchy
#66520maddening
#70924techy
#74214testy
#74824infuriating
#78530vexing
#89995vexatious
#101981galling
#102921quizzical
#103649petulant
#108040pestering
#111300exasperating
#111963fractious
#112226peevish
#245384pestilent
#264537pestilential
#287350peckish
#299977corruptive
#313326irritative
#323849tetchy

How to use bothersome in a sentence?

  1. James Clapper:

    That is kind of in my mind, and maybe I'm a traditionalist, violates a norm and standard of behavior that's long been abided by previous presidents and to me that's bothersome and I think another sign of some erosion of our institutions and our norms and standards.

  2. David Pollack:

    This type of solution will conquer the market, because it addresses some of the most serious and bothersome issues for satellite operators.

  3. William Schaffner:

    It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up, the cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated.

  4. Diana Taurasi:

    Yeah, I’ve been battling this hip thing for a little bit so it’s just a little bothersome, it's fine.

  5. Amanda Bynes:

    It definitely isn't fun when people diagnose you with what they think you are, that was always really bothersome to me. If you deny anything and tell them what it actually is, they don't believe you. Truly, for me, [ my behavior ] was drug-induced, and whenever I got off of [ drugs ], I was always back to normal. I know that my behavior was so strange that people were just trying to grasp at straws for what was wrong.


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