Definition of Botheration

1. Noun. The psychological state of being irritated or annoyed.




2. Noun. Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. "He's not a friend, he's an infliction"
Exact synonyms: Annoyance, Bother, Infliction, Pain, Pain In The Ass, Pain In The Neck
Generic synonyms: Negative Stimulus
Specialized synonyms: Nuisance, Irritant, Thorn, Plague
Derivative terms: Bother, Bother, Bother, Bother, Pain

Definition of Botheration

1. n. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation.

Definition of Botheration

1. Noun. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Botheration

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Botheration

botel
boteless
botels
boten
botete
botetes
botflies
botfly
both
both(a)
both-hands
bothan
bothans
bothe
bother
botheration (current term)
botherations
botherder
botherders
bothered
botherer
botherers
bothering
bothers
bothersome
bothersomely
bothersomeness
bothie
bothies
bothole

Literary usage of Botheration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Stud Book by Sanders Dewees Bruce (1889)
"Mis* Brook by botheration. 1889, — by Startle. No report, in 1884; barren in 1886-88. NINA DOUGLAS, ch. m.. foaled 1873; bred by WA Dun. ..."

2. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"... exclaimed, after the family had lilted a verse oi two, probably with all the swing of old Coleshill, or the Martyrs, " Hoch! botheration, what kind of ..."

3. The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus by Charles Lamb, Thomas Hood, John Bull (1825)
"Your humble servant, MW botheration. Copy of an Order sent by a Farmer's H'ifr, lo a Jr.S. I hope you will charge your lowest price, ..."

4. A Pedestrian Tour of Thirteen Hundred and Forty-seven Miles Through Wales by Pedestres (1836)
"... stuff, humbug, and botheration !" exclaimed Sais; "and who,-I wonder, is ever to learn such rules as those ?" " Ha! ha ! ha!—you must learn them, ..."

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