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 Dictionary entry overview: What does annoyed mean? 

ANNOYED (adjective)
  The adjective ANNOYED has 2 senses:

1. aroused to impatience or anger
2. troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances

  Familiarity information: ANNOYED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ANNOYED (adjective)

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Aroused to impatience or anger


annoyed; stung; roiled; riled; pissed off; pissed; peeved; nettled; miffed; steamed; irritated

Context examples:

made an irritated gesture / feeling nettled from the constant teasing / peeved about being left out / felt really pissed at her snootiness / riled no end by his lies / roiled by the delay


displeased (not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure)

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Troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances


pestered; harried; harassed; vexed; annoyed

Context examples:

harassed working mothers / a harried expression / her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions / the vexed parents of an unruly teenager


troubled (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need)

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