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Definition of "botheration" [both•er•a•tion]

  • The act of bothering or the state of being bothered. (noun)
  • Used to express annoyance or irritation. (interjection)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "botheration" in a sentence
  • "The assurance of the sites you are ambidextrous with isto ensure you get the appropriate thing, as well be accustomed with the botheration is apparently the fitting."
  • "In fact, perhaps what is lurking underneath all your botheration is the idea that a Muslim has shot his fellow soldiers, this has terrible ramifications that you want to leave to others to “parse,” and none of these conclusions are politically correct."
  • "The others, having reached the door, turned round, and finding that the youth did not follow them, one of them called to him with a tone of some authority; whereupon the young man rose, and, pronouncing half audibly the word "botheration," rose and followed them."