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noun     annoyance pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a slightly angry or impatient feeling

    Shaking his head in annoyance, Patrick left the room.

    to someone’s annoyance:

    To her surprise and annoyance, Lisa found that the others had gone without her.

  2. 2
    [countable] something that makes you feel slightly angry


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