An*noy"ance (#), n. [OF. anoiance, anuiance.]


The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed; molestation; vexation; annoy.

A deep clay, giving much annoyance to passengers. Fuller.

For the further annoyance and terror of any besieged place, they would throw into it dead bodies. Wilkins.


That which annoys.

A grain, a dust, a gnat, a wandering hair, Any annoyance in that precious sense. Shak.


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