annoyance
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annoyance(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (irritation)
a. la irritación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Romeo could see the irritation on Sonia's face, but he kept making stupid jokes.Romeo podía ver la irritación en la cara de Sonia, pero siguió contando chistes tontos.
b. el enojo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
When Margaret could no longer contain her annoyance, she threw her sandwich against the wall.Cuando Margaret ya no pudo contener su enojo, aventó su sándwich contra la pared.
c. el enfado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Much to Guillermo's annoyance, his neighbors were partying until 4 am.Para el enfado de Guillermo, sus vecinos estuvieron de pachanga hasta las 4 am.
2. (source of irritation)
a. la molestia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The constant annoyance of car horns and trains made Ana Maria want to move to the country.La constante molestia de claxons y trenes hicieron que Ana María quisiera mudarse al campo.
b. el fastidio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The kids playing in the street were an annoyance, but they meant no harm.Los niños que jugaban en la calle eran un fastidio, pero no tenían malas intenciones.
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annoyance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (feeling)
a. el enfado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. el enojo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (annoying thing)
a. el molestia f, fastidio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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annoyance [əˈnɔɪəns]
noun
1 (displeasure) irritación (f); (anger) enfado (m); enojo (m); (LAm)
to my annoyance I find that ... con gran disgusto mío descubro que ...
2 (annoying thing) molestia (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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