nuisance


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nuisance

Anything that causes inconvenience, annoyance, or disturbance of normal physiology.
References in classic literature ?
Petya and Natasha on the contrary, far from helping their parents, were generally a nuisance and a hindrance to everyone.
Well, you know, she's a nuisance herself, Miss Cathy is, she IS so busy, and into everything, like that bird.
You become stupid, restless, and irritable; rude to strangers and dangerous toward your friends; clumsy, maudlin, and quarrelsome; a nuisance to yourself and everybody about you.
He evidently looked upon a case as a case, and anxious relatives as a nuisance which must be treated with firmness.
Harry says that if he'd suspected for half a second she was going to make such a blooming nuisance of herself he'd have seen himself damned before he had anything to do with her.
75,000 has been pledged to curb the threat of nuisance and scam callers.
for now' published in the June 26 issue of the Inquirer, the Manila Building Office had reportedly 'recommended demolition, calling the building 'ruinous, dangerous and a nuisance posing imminent danger of collapse.
POLICE have pledged to get tough on nuisance bikers over the summer - and want your help in a crackdown.
The origins of agricultural nuisance can be traced back more than four hundred years to William Aldred's Case in 1610.
CITIES in Scotland have the highest rates of nuisance calls in the UK, researchers have discovered.
Trading Standards are clamping down on nuisance callers during a week-long campaign.