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nuisance

Anything that causes inconvenience, annoyance, or disturbance of normal physiology.
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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.
if I use my land as a dump, operate a smoke-belching furnace on it, or have a business showing movies of children being sexually abused, I am actively engaging in making or maintaining nuisances.
With the foregoing, restoring the grandeur of the El Hogar and other dilapidated buildings in our country is the more practical and safer option than waiting for them to wither and become nuisances that threaten the lives and properties of the members of their communities.
The existence of the potential negative health effects of the types of nuisances in both Aldred's Case and Rex v.
The preceding articles have examined many of the different ways society and government have identified and managed urban nuisances in Canada.
First priority is to projects designed to manage new infestations of aquatic nuisances.
8) "The earliest nuisance cases, dating from 1168, were cases in which both the injured party sought abatement and sometimes compensation--and, at the same time, officers of the crown actively initiated actions to punish nuisances as criminal acts.
Locally, many municipalities have ordinances that permit the police department to request property or business owners to abate nuisances at their property or charge the property or business owners for police services after there are a particular number of police responses within a certain time frame.