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annoyance

noun
     
an‧noy‧ance
1 [uncountable] a feeling of slight anger [= irritation]:
A look of annoyance crossed her face.
to somebody's annoyance
To his annoyance, he discovered they hadn't waited.
in annoyance
Kelly shook her head in annoyance.
2 [countable] something that makes you slightly angry:
Alan found the constant noise of the traffic an annoyance.

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