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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈnuː.səns/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈnjuː.səns/
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- A minor annoyance or inconvenience.
- The neighbor's dog barking throughout the night is a right nuisance - I'm going to complain.
- 2010, Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data (2nd Edition), The MIT Press, p. 407
- By itself, nondifferentiability at zero is a minor nuisance.
- A person or thing causing annoyance or inconvenience.
- You can be such a nuisance when you don't get your way.
- 2017 March 14, Stuart James, “Leicester stun Sevilla to reach last eight after Kasper Schmeichel save”, in the Guardian:
- With Vardy working tirelessly up front, chasing lost causes and generally making a nuisance of himself, Sevilla were never allowed to settle on a night when the atmosphere was electric inside the King Power Stadium.
- (law) Anything harmful or offensive to the community or to a member of it, for which a legal remedy exists.
- a public nuisance
- (minor annoyance or inconvenience): annoyance, inconvenience, offense
- (person or thing causing annoyance or inconvenience): bother, obstacle, pest
- (minor annoyance or inconvenience): enjoyment
minor annoyance or inconvenience
person or thing causing annoyance of inconvenience
law: anything harmful or offensive to the community or to a member of it
nuisance f (plural nuisances)