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Noun annoyance has 5 senses
  1. irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
    --1 is a kind of psychological state, mental state
    --1 has particulars:
     bummer; huff, miff, seeing red; pinprick; restlessness, impatience; snit
  2. annoyance, chafe, vexation - anger produced by some annoying irritation
    --2 is a kind of anger, choler, ire
    --2 has particulars:
     pique, temper, irritation; frustration; aggravation, exasperation; harassment, torment; displeasure
  3. aggravator, annoyance - an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating
    --3 is a kind of unpleasant person, disagreeable person
  4. annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass - 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"
    --4 is a kind of negative stimulus
    --4 has particulars: nuisance; irritant, thorn; plague
  5. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation - the act of troubling or annoying someone
    --5 is a kind of mistreatment
    --5 has particulars: exasperation; red flag
    Derived form: verb annoy1
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