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Slightly angry; irritated:‘Kelly was annoyed with him’‘he was annoyed at being woken up so early’‘I got very annoyed watching the film’
- ‘The members were particularly annoyed that they had only received news of the final abolishment of the board within the previous 24 hours.’
- ‘Charles was sulking now, quite annoyed with all this.’
- ‘He seemed to be getting increasingly annoyed that people weren't appreciating his genius.’
- ‘I remember I was pretty annoyed with my brother who shared the room with me, over some trivial disagreement.’
- ‘There were several other extremely annoyed Bulgarian families paying more than 100 leva a day!’
- ‘I was at first confused, then annoyed, then bewildered.’
- ‘He turned back into the city centre because he felt annoyed at being confronted by a policeman.’
- ‘This kind of thing happens sometimes, but I was annoyed with myself for handling it badly.’
- ‘I get a bit annoyed with all the leaflets that keep appearing through my door.’
- ‘Woods was clearly annoyed, but apparently chose not to make an official complaint.’
- ‘Councillors were becoming increasingly annoyed at the delays to the car park, which was meant to have been finished in April of last year.’
- ‘I was annoyed to find out that, although there were a number of service stations in the vicinity of the airport, all were closed.’
- ‘Annoyed with himself after dropping a shot at the short 12th, Nicklaus charged to a record sixth title by finishing birdie-par-eagle-birdie-birdie-par.’
- ‘I found myself getting more and more annoyed with him, and liking him less and less.’
- ‘The 62 junior doctors in Waterford are annoyed over new rostering arrangements which they say will isolate them on the frontline.’
- ‘"Obviously you didn't hear me," the customer said, even more annoyed.’
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