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Frequency MattersPlay
The more often something happens, the more likely it is to be called a nuisance. SlideHis constant lateness to meetings has become a nuisance.
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Intensity VariesPlay
Nuisance can describe a range from slightly annoying to extremely bothersome situations. SlideThe flickering streetlight was a mild nuisance compared to the power outage.
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Not Always SeriousPlay
Sometimes 'nuisance' is used lightly or humorously to describe inconveniences. SlideYour playful puppy is a cute nuisance.