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Synonyms for bothersome
ˈbɒð ər səm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing(adj)

    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. bothersome(a)

    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. Carter Page:

    Unless you tell me, 'Hell yes! That would be bothersome,' which I think is the simple answer, I'm going to assume that Carter Page, frankly, doesn't care if there was a black hand in the election of Donald Trump, i care about the negative hands that were all over this thing.

  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. Jonathan Reiner:

    What is bothersome to me about this is less about this worthless botanical but more about the sidelining of scientists and the elevation of these sketchy characters who have access to the President and can tell the President that' something's magic -- Peter Hotez should approve it.' It's incredibly disturbing to me.

  5. 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.

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