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Nettlesome   /nˈɛtəlsəm/   Listen
Nettlesome

adjective
1.
Causing irritation or annoyance.  Synonyms: annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguey, plaguy, teasing, vexatious, vexing.  "Aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport" , "Found it galling to have to ask permission" , "An irritating delay" , "Nettlesome paperwork" , "A pesky mosquito" , "Swarms of pestering gnats" , "A plaguey newfangled safety catch" , "A teasing and persistent thought annoyed him" , "A vexatious child" , "It is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
2.
Easily irritated or annoyed.  Synonyms: cranky, fractious, irritable, peckish, peevish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, techy, testy, tetchy.  "Not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"






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Words linked to "Nettlesome" :   ill-natured, disagreeable



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