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Making you feel angry or annoyed

annoying

adjective

making you feel slightly angry or impatient

irritating

adjective

making you feel annoyed or impatient

infuriating

adjective

extremely annoying

maddening

adjective

making you feel very angry

exasperating

adjective

making you feel extremely annoyed and impatient

unbearable

adjective

extremely annoying

vexing

adjective

making you feel annoyed, confused, or worried

pathetic

adjective

useless or not effective in an annoying way

obscene

adjective

so unfair or immoral that you feel angry

frustrating

adjective

making you feel annoyed and impatient because you are prevented from achieving something

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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