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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: enuier, from Latin inodiare, from odium; ODIOUS

annoy

verb
     
an‧noy S3 [transitive]
to make someone feel slightly angry and unhappy about something [= irritate]:
What annoyed him most was that he had received no apology.
It really annoys me when I see people dropping litter.
She annoyed him with her stupid questions.

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