An angry disturbance (synset 107387165)
"he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
Something or someone that causes trouble;
A source of unhappiness (synset 105838383)"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"hypernym: negative stimulus - a stimulus with undesirable consequenceshyponym:
Take the trouble to do something;
Concern oneself (synset 202513113)"He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please"
Cause annoyance in;
Disturb, especially by minor irritations (synset 201791774)"Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"hypernym: displease - give displeasure tohyponym:
verb group: chafe - feel extreme irritation or anger
- get, get under one's skin - irritate
- eat into, fret, grate, rankle - gnaw into; make resentful or angry
- peeve - cause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
- ruffle - trouble or vex
- fret - cause annoyance in
- beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, harass, harry, hassle, molest, plague, provoke - annoy continually or chronically
- antagonise, antagonize - provoke the hostility of
To cause inconvenience or discomfort to (synset 202513385)
"Sorry to trouble you, but..."
Intrude or enter uninvited (synset 202022710)
"Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers"
Make nervous or agitated (synset 201795564)
"The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"hypernym: agitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite, rouse, turn on - cause to be agitated, excited, or rousedverb group: bother - make confused or perplexed or puzzled
Make confused or perplexed or puzzled (synset 201795437)
verb group: bother - make nervous or agitated
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