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Definition of "bothersome" []

  • Causing bother; troublesome. (adjective)

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 "bothersome" in a sentence
  • "What I find bothersome is the automatic assumption, frequently voiced here, that crime victims must always be assumed to be linked to nefarious activity unless there is overwhelming proof to the contrary."
  • "Far more bothersome is the recent public support given by Starbucks to gay pride parades in San Diego and Seattle, and to Planned Parenthood, both documented in the BPNews article and in an August 10, 2005, World Net Daily article."
  • "Most bothersome is during this week of Kanye, Serena and Wilson with virtually every news site asking are we rude/have we lost our civility, is that people from the stature of James Carville to presumably educated people writing comments, are ranting, raving and name calling."
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