- int.Used to express anger, annoyance, irritation, contempt, or disappointment. (Standard usage.)
Oh, botheration! Why me!
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Botheration — Both er*a tion, n. The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
botheration — index burden Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
botheration — 1797, noun of action from BOTHER (Cf. bother) … Etymology dictionary
botheration — [bäth΄ər ā′shən] n., interj. Informal bother … English World dictionary
botheration — both|er|a|tion [ˌbɔðəˈreıʃən US ˌba: ] interjection used when you are slightly annoyed ▪ Botheration. I forgot my glasses … Dictionary of contemporary English
botheration — interjection BrE old fashioned used when you are slightly annoyed: Botheration. I forgot my glasses … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
botheration — noun Date: 1797 1. the act of bothering ; the state of being bothered 2. something that bothers often used interjectionally … New Collegiate Dictionary
botheration — /bodh euh ray sheuhn/, interj. 1. (used as an exclamation indicating vexation or annoyance.) n. 2. the act or state of bothering or the state of being bothered. [1790 1800; BOTHER + ATION] * * * … Universalium
botheration — noun The act of bothering, or state of being bothered; cause of trouble; perplexity; annoyance; vexation … Wiktionary
botheration — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of annoying: annoyance, bothering, exasperation, harassment, irritation, pestering, provocation, vexation. See FEELINGS, PAIN. 2. The feeling of being annoyed: aggravation, annoyance, bother, exasperation,… … English dictionary for students