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 for annoyance
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Annoyance \An*noy"ance\, n. [OF. anoiance, anuiance.]
     1. The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed;
        molestation; vexation; annoy.
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              A deep clay, giving much annoyance to passengers.
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              For the further annoyance and terror of any besieged
              place, they would throw into it dead bodies.
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     2. That which annoys.
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              A grain, a dust, a gnat, a wandering hair,
              Any annoyance in that precious sense. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed [syn:
           irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration]
      2: anger produced by some annoying irritation [syn: annoyance,
         chafe, vexation]
      3: an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating [syn:
         aggravator, annoyance]
      4: something or someone that causes trouble; a source of
         unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a
         dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's
         an infliction" [syn: annoyance, bother, botheration,
         pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass]
      5: the act of troubling or annoying someone [syn: annoyance,
         annoying, irritation, vexation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  126 Moby Thesaurus words for "annoyance":
     ado, adverse circumstances, adversity, affliction, aggravation,
     amplification, anger, annoyingness, anxiety, augmentation,
     aversion, bad news, bedevilment, besetment, blight, bore, bother,
     botheration, bothering, bothersomeness, bummer, can of worms, care,
     contentiousness, crashing bore, cross, curse, deepening,
     deliberate aggravation, deterioration, devilment, difficulties,
     difficulty, disadvantage, disapprobation, disapproval, discontent,
     disgust, dislike, displeasure, dissatisfaction, distaste, distress,
     dogging, downer, drag, embittering, embitterment, enhancement,
     enlargement, evil, exacerbation, exasperation, great ado,
     harassment, hard knocks, hard life, hard lot, hardcase, hardship,
     harrying, headache, heightening, hounding, inconvenience, increase,
     indignation, intensification, ire, irking, irksomeness, irritant,
     irritation, magnification, matter, molestation, nuisance, pain,
     peck of troubles, persecution, peskiness, pest, pester, pestering,
     pestiferousness, pique, plague, plaguesomeness, plight, pother,
     predicament, pressure, problem, provocation, provoking,
     provokingness, repugnance, repulsion, resentfulness, resentment,
     revulsion, riding, rigor, sea of troubles, sharpening, souring,
     stress, stress of life, teasing, tiresomeness, trial, tribulation,
     trouble, troubles, troublesomeness, vale of tears, vexation,
     vexatiousness, vexing, vicissitude, wearisomeness, worriment,
     worrisomeness, worry, worsening, wrath

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