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Definition of the noun botheration

What does botheration mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: botherations

  1. the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
  2. something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

Alternative definition of the noun botheration


  1. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation.


  1. "Botheration" is a musical album of Gary Primich.
  2. "Botheration" a.k.a. "Botheration!" is a musical album of Operation Counterstrike.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Botheration

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Google previewThe Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation (2017)

The Counterintuitive Approach to De-stressing by Laura Lee

You see, botheration is a constant. The inhabitants of Teletubbyland that we loved to hate in the 1990s were replaced with Pokémon Go.

Google previewSportman's Slang; a New Dictionary of Terms Used in the Affairs of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase and the Cock-pit; with Those of Bon-ton and the Varieties of Life (etc.) (1825)

by John Bee

Or both may open and bellows away, when 'tis “a pretty piece of botheration.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Nautical, University, Gypsy and Other Vulgar Tongues (2007)

A Guide to Language on the 18th and 19th Century Streets of London by John Camden Hotten

BOTHERATION! trouble, annoyance; "BOTHERATION to it,”confound it, or deuce take it, an exclamation when irritated. BOTTLE-HOLDER, an assistant to a “Second,” Pugilistic; an abettor; also, the bridegroom's man at a wedding. BOTTY ...

Google previewThe Slang Dictionary (1864)

Or, The Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and "fast" Expressions of High and Low Society. Many with Their Etymology, and a Few with Their History Traced by John Camden Hotten

* BOTHERATION ! trouble ...

Google previewA Dictionary Murat' Hee & English, Compiled for the Government of Bombay by --- Assisted by Thomas and George Candy (1831)

by James-T ..... Molesworth

*To sf Botheration, distraction, urged and perplexed state. 2 Distress, exigency, pinched and straitened state. Flso sn S Tremulousness. HIVăză 9 intr To be stupidly drunk;-as from eating opium, b,hang &c. 2 To be heavy and dull ;-the eyes from want of sleep. fisäzt a (Fr Hro) Imported on ship-board, brought in on ships or boats; in contradistinction from Miqat &c., (that is manufactured or produced within the country.) FITT sfn (S) A star in general. 2 The pupil of the eye. 3. A meteor, a ...

Google previewDictionary of English Antonyms (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

a feeling of comfort in time of sadness Antonyms of ' Smooth' -- aggravation/annoyance/ botheration / frustration / hassle/irritation / nuisance/pestering / provocation / stress 12. STABILITY -- (meaning) the quality of being steady or unchangeable Antonyms of 'Stability' -- capriciousness / changeability / fluctuation / flux / inconsistency/indecisiveness / indetermination/ instability/irregularity / oscillation /precariousness / randomness/ uncertainty / unevenness ...

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Botheration Meaning

Video shows what botheration means. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation.. botheration ...

Quotes about Botheration

A god man is interested in you
As much as an Insurance Agent is.
They are interested in their carriers.
They have no botheration about you.
17.06.2010 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of B3O1T1H4E1R1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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