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annoyance

noun uk   us   /əˈnɔɪ.əns/
C1 [U] the feeling or state of being annoyed: I can understand your annoyance - I'd be furious if she ever treated me like that. (Much) to our annoyance, (= we were very annoyed that) we couldn't see anything from the back row of the theatre. [C] something that makes you annoyed: One of the greatest annoyances was being bitten by mosquitoes every night.
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