Synonym of irritating

Alternative for irritating

irritates, irritated, irritating

Synonym: agitate, anger, annoy, chafe, foment, grate, hurt, incite, infuriate, instigate, madden, pain, provoke, rub, stir up, vex, wound,

Antonym: appease, calm,

Adjective

Causing annoyance, impatience, or mild anger
annoying galling infuriating exasperating irksome maddening provoking trying vexatious aggravating bothersome vexing disturbing troublesome displeasing pesky nagging pestiferous pestilent pestilential plaguy tiresome upsetting abrasive accursed awkward carking chafing confounded cussed difficult disquieting frustrating inconvenient infernal nettlesome nettling peeving pesty plaguey rankling rebarbative riling worrisome grating nauseating disagreeable troubling unpleasant wearisome niggling harassing distressing burdensome tedious worrying perturbing unsettling antagonizing jarring antagonising disappointing tricky offensive irking unwelcome teasing enraging mean wearing ugly wicked agitating enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall disconcerting taxing thorny discomposing discomforting provocative demanding painful troublous harrying challenging tormenting boring objectionable wretched repugnant discommoding bedevilling harsh discordant discouraging forbidding puzzling knotty instigative goading insulting problematic agonizing unnerving unamusing unpleasing stimulating concerning inflammatory incendiary affronting incommodious punchable agonising uncongenial inflaming charged exciting instigating inciting piquing agitational edgy afflicting inharmonious inappropriate agitative festering antipathetic grotesque unaesthetic unsuitable bedeviling controversial in-your-face unsatisfying unattractive impossible out of place persistent traumatic lamentable deplorable humiliating sickening distasteful unpalatable plaguing acid afflictive stupid idiotic arduous oppressive hard laborious nasty arousing outrageous rousing importunate incensing intractable ungovernable alarming undisciplined murder rough damaging tough heavy repressive uphill rowdy messy infestive dangerous disorderly stimulant influential aggressive pushing confrontational inspirational rabble-rousing intoxicating heady spurring insensitive stridulous stridulent ill suited dry harsh-sounding obstructive clashing strident incongruous incompatible dissonant conflicting grinding shrill contrasting cacophonous rasping jangling scraping squeaky raucous unbearable loud uncharacteristic unharmonious

Adjective

Causing inconvenience to someone
troublous upsetting distressing disturbing troublesome disquieting perturbing unsettling troubling worrisome discomforting discomposing nagging worrying bothersome nasty trying annoying irksome aggravating unpleasant vexing provoking harassing difficult dismaying discouraging wearisome alarming tiresome inconvenient painful distressful burdensome disconcerting disagreeable frightening startling discommoding severe agitating ominous depressing foreboding gloomy onerous sinister perplexing creepy hard laborious pessimistic toilsome consequential disruptive impeding intrusive threatening embarrassing prophetic uncertain nerve-racking hairy harrowing awkward tense unnerving anxious fraught nail-biting restless nervous uneasy daunting inopportune inexpedient taxing untimely problematic nerve-wracking unsuitable vexatious unseasonable scary inappropriate unfavorable unfavourable anxious-making incommoding discommodious incommodious ill-timed tormenting confronting displeasing hurtful shocking disappointing niggling harrying thorny traumatic grave tricky stressful prickly sticky agonising apprehensive agonizing disadvantageous unhandy unfortunate terrifying intimidating panicky menacing exasperating maddening gut-wrenching unmanageable unwieldy pestiferous detrimental cumbersome disobliging appalling disgusting dreadful sickening awful horrid nauseating abominable loathsome terrible vile foul distasteful hideous gruesome ghastly horrendous nauseous grisly objectionable horrible off-putting ugly hateful concerning discomfiting devastating revolting repulsive offensive obnoxious repugnant obscene odious abhorrent stomach-churning emetic stomach-turning forbidding noxious uninviting gross despicable contemptible reprehensible noisome disheartening horrific horrifying execrable cringe-making putrid vomitous yucky sick-making heinous gut-churning beastly rancid God-awful icky fulsome evil bogging scandalous dire grim demoralizing macabre frightful rebarbative loathly yucko disgustful monstrous grotesque unsightly unpalatable unspeakable atrocious repelling vomit-inducing repellent direful lurid demoralising

Adjective

Causing discomfort, unhappiness, or revulsion
unpleasant nasty disagreeable displeasing distasteful troublesome annoying irksome bad miserable obnoxious unpalatable distressing horrible objectionable repulsive appalling execrable horrid uncomfortable vexatious abominable awful detestable dreadful hateful invidious odious terrible unlovely abhorrent disgusting gross harsh nauseating offensive repellent repugnant revolting rotten uncongenial unpleasing unsavory unwelcome wicked yukky bitter icky unsavoury yucky gnarly grody lousy ugly undesirable eye-watering ghastly vile frightful foul insufferable loathsome shocking sickening difficult beastly painful galling horrendous off-putting hideous disconcerting unfortunate horrific deplorable nauseous disturbing unnerving macabre unbearable repellant agonizing agonising awkward embarrassing obscene God-awful noxious loathly pesky grotty hellacious horrifying rancid troubling disgustful rebarbative atrocious gruesome severe unacceptable lurid nightmarish grisly bogging grim torturous aggravating worrisome monstrous lamentable depressing unappealing dismal upsetting daunting perturbing hellish fraught worrying regrettable sombre distressful somber sour rude woeful unhappy sad cruel mean unsatisfactory dire vexing afflictive gloomy grievous frightening tragic distressed gut-wrenching unkind fierce fulsome scandalous catty evil noisome intense yucko mighty trying harmful acute insolent biting abusive impertinent cutting discourteous crashing injurious destructive bothersome fearful grewsome extreme terrific great nightmare very bad maddening lewd calamitous wrong infuriating exasperating exceptionable disheartening intolerable despicable contemptible reprehensible discouraging dispiriting disappointing censurable unseemly dismaying indecorous inadmissible opprobrious dislikable alarming melancholic austere unlucky testing parlous unfavorable unfavourable unfit unwanted glum irritable bewildering depressive frustrating poignant hopeless foreboding bleak troubled cheerless poison inexpedient unsuitable ill-favoured unpropitious dreary melancholy sinister inauspicious ominous morose perplexing sullen charged tense uneasy mephitical revulsive unamusing ill-favored beyond the pale thorny sticky sick-making tickly flustering discomfiting tricky prickly rough hard dolorous bumpy itchy incommodious confronting wearisome scratchy causing discomfort ill-fitting disquieting discomforting unfriendly unattractive vicious poisonous malicious inconsiderate wretched unsettling forbidding traumatic stressful unlikable venomous impolite vindictive humourless poor harrowing sober crummy doleful agitating mortifying humorless solemn discomposing unlovable troublous stinking unendurable sedate abysmal hairy tormenting heartbreaking diabolical grave spiteful tragical pathetic uncool afflicting godawful saddening uninviting affecting churlish malign anguished excruciating hurtful sorrowful heartrending hostile concerning unloveable bad-tempered mean-spirited ill-tempered ill-natured ill-humored cross ill-humoured heart-rending nerve-racking nail-biting nerve-wracking heart-breaking extremely bad taxing demoralizing unpopular demoralising comfortless brutal nagging sorry desolate funereal drear mournful pitiful dark demanding tough oppressed pitiless impoverished stark merciless ruthless savage discommoding grotesque unspeakable terrifying unsightly poverty-stricken startling direful heavy onerous teary tearful exacting strong unrelenting serious outrageous shameful heinous unforgiving glaring egregious sorrowing inadequate iniquitous nefarious flagrant flagitious dreaded disliked weighty villainous unwished-for pitiable rueful disconsolate joyless drab unsought loathed adverse inconvenient shunned useless disadvantageous scorned uninvited outcast defective rejected detrimental dejecting dispirited mirthless oppressive crushing dolesome unwished for for the birds moving cold depressed not okay to be avoided strictly for the birds out of place dingy piteous plangent lachrymose derisible pensive lugubrious heart-wrenching tear-jerking

Adjective

Causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed
offensive insulting rude objectionable abusive annoying displeasing disrespectful derogatory discourteous exasperating hurtful wounding affronting degrading embarrassing exceptionable galling humiliating impertinent impudent insolent personal provocative provoking slighting uncivil unmannerly vexing censurable coarse contemptuous crude disparaging impolite obnoxious outrageous reprehensible scandalous scurrilous shocking unacceptable vulgar detestable improper indecent upsetting contumelious denigratory defamatory pejorative vituperative uncomplimentary belittling disdainful slanderous deprecatory libellous libelous derisive scornful opprobrious ill-mannered ungracious critical cheeky inconsiderate vitriolic bad-mannered scathing censorious maligning depreciative damaging spiteful audacious derogative vilifying vituperatory calumniatory reproachful injurious tactless detractive catty brash demeaning malicious depreciatory sharp ill-bred fresh presumptuous invective derisory denigrative nasty reviling inappropriate deprecating unmannered scurril truculent scurrile thoughtless sarcastic curt uncalled-for unhandsome malapert mannerless churlish unkind blunt boorish offhand traducing brazen unpleasant short ungentlemanly unladylike ungallant uncouth negative foul intrusive cocky flip acerbic lippy brusque disagreeable arrogant obloquious calumnious insensitive calumniating decrying forward disapproving rough bold abrupt crass gruff surly pert unrefined indelicate sassy ribald obscene ignorant lewd brassy oafish underbred smart-alecky out of line undiplomatic disgracious discrediting blasphemous unflattering violent berating bitter cutting unfavourable scolding distressing venomous dishonouring cruel barbed mean biting detracting distasteful dismissive snide castigating disgusting abhorrent unfriendly uncharitable prying fault-finding unfavorable contemptible deplorable insufferable unwelcome repugnant undesirable saucy graceless harsh upbraiding offending loutish intolerable insupportable dishonoring despiteful malevolent defaming indecorous minimizing malign denigrating mordacious unwanted vicious minimising unchivalrous nosy insubordinate shameless mud-slinging sharp-tongued beyond the pale nervy sullen brazen-faced ungenteel overbearing out-of-line inaffable cavalier peremptory out of order arch wise bold-faced cocksure brassbound smart alecky procacious smart mortifying depreciating familiar repulsive ridiculing supercilious unsympathetic prejudicial dysphemistic epithetical detractory virulent withering judgmental sneering mischievous unsatisfactory diminishing deflating sardonic irritable moody disgustful loathly unbearable painful unceremonious uncourteous maledictory scandalmongering muckraking backbiting ranting denunciatory rustic inurbane crusty gauche sarky maledictive slurring discreditable terse hostile snarky acidulous brass-necked unsubtle exclusive prejudiced unaware groundless low infamous salacious gross scabrous aspersing inhospitable unfortunate loud-mouthed meddling meddlesome inquisitive off base incongruous unsuitable interfering raunchy dirty vituperous smutty filthy stinging self-assertive self-confident loud vivacious untactful Rabelaisian snoopy snooping nosy-parker lacking civility bad mannered un-PC barefaced imperative off-base breezy magisterial dictatorial destructive harmful grievous savage hateful foul-mouthed aspersive caustic pernicious put down libeling debasing injuring excoriating despicable hurting abasing libelling vile shaming malignant reproaching disgracing damning pointed maleficent acid trenchant politically incorrect reproving castigatory mouthy crabbed yokelish bounderish haughty bumptious pompous uppity pushy immodest lordly overconfident lofty superior imperious unabashed proud conceited overweening sniffy presuming pretentious high-handed unblushing smug blatant uppish high and mighty high-and-mighty snooty patronizing highfalutin huffy irreverent assumptive overbold egotistic egotistical hifalutin assuming condescending toplofty vainglorious flippant patronising self-important vain toploftical snobbish boastful arrant self-asserting hubristic snotty cool stiff-necked unashamed masterful stuck-up huffish flagrant unembarrassed high-hat opinionated chesty bold as brass important domineering blustering hoity-toity confident swaggering aloof snippy prideful narcissistic toffee-nosed defiant bossy overfamiliar self-assured mocking boldfaced self-satisfied puffed up bigheaded swollen-headed snobby stuck up bloated ostentatious forceful autocratic scoffing egoistic egoistical pontifical smart-arsed elitist know-it-all swellheaded full of oneself self-conceited biggity facetious assertive self-opinionated biggety cute smart-assed egocentric smarty-pants smart-aleck undisguised affected smarty bragging officious free self-centered self-righteous selfish self-serving self-centred unrepentant cold-shoulder self-affected self-promoting self-engrossed self-congratulatory self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying big-headed unconcerned orgulous wise guy impetuous rash aggressive overt sacrilegious profane impious misbehaved despotic tyrannical hardened abandoned jeering aweless depraved profligate brazenfaced bald-faced unconcealed dissolute incorrigible unprincipled full of yourself showy flashy obtrusive reprobate as bold as brass unchaste immoral fancy-pants sure full of contempt assured without shame jumped up obvious too big for your boots on an ego trip insouciant glib hotheaded impulsive impolitic badly behaved in-your-face fearless witty indifferent authoritarian iconoclastic presumptive hotshot oppressive transparent jocular open precipitate hasty bright whimsical tongue-in-cheek thrusting snippety unshrinking gritty bantam coercive wanton bullish daring irreverential unhallowed ungodly unholy meretricious hard gaudy naked iron-handed humorous forthright low-bred garish bare-faced tyrannous autocratical authoritative tyrannic pushful unapologetic imperial regnant commanding on your high horse on high horse coming on strong too big for one's breeches too big for one's boots holier-than-thou self-respecting putting on airs blusterous boldface heavy brave plucky bad naughty ballsy casual impish ill-behaved uninterested amoral combative volatile weisenheiming feisty ill smart-mouthed undismayed undaunted throwing one's weight around unfilial profanatory overhasty previous premature foolhardy unreserved cursory off perfunctory highhanded temeritous grandiose spirited uncivilized take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish uncultured uncultivated raw roughneck tacky cheap common indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed cynical hypercritical remote swanky tony persnickety unawed unflinching careless frank temerarious standoffish self-aggrandizing loudmouth high puffed-up chirpy dapper dashing keen ill-humored tawdry spunky gutsy amusing playful uncivilised strident noisy blaring uninhibited jokey effervescent trashy pushing heedless headlong incautious maladroit ambitious overassertive direct dominating heavy-handed corrupt poised composed abashless unaffected unshamed unrestrained frivolous grating jarring overfriendly airy wiseguy aristocratic bullying rejecting contemning averse despising antipathetic scouting repudiating high-flown throwing one's weight about ill-humoured tolerant free-and-easy superficial piercing raucous not backwards in coming forwards overproud dogmatic shallow irresponsible carefree cacophonous deafening jangling dissonant thundering booming shrill over-assertive impenitent remorseless lording it turning up your nose at looking down your nose at ear-splitting discordant preponderant demanding ascendant prevalent stuffy funny comical puckish jazzy tinny light-hearted loudmouthed high-pitched metallic flirtatious on one's high horse patent glaring autarchic clever ingenious strict iron-fisted subjugating controlling draconian manifest evident severe dominant strong-willed arbitrary palpable agile highbrowed highbrow bantering apt droll incisive quick adept nimble jesting ready smooth nifty quick-witted unmistakable pronounced conspicuous sheer clear in driver's seat crack the whip straightforward bald outright noticeable undeniable flaunting positive certain rank indisputable cut-and-dried striking unmitigated egregious jaunty taunting snazzy protrusive deliberate glitzy prominent screaming crying in plain sight smart aleck smart guy smarty pants hard-nosed temperamental upstage high hat dog it

Adjective

Deserving of condemnation or execration
infernal accursed damnable blasted cussed annoying cursed exasperating horrible infuriating rotten wretched aggravating blessed blinking deuced dratted flaming pesky pestiferous pestilential accurst bally bleeding blimming bloody blooming chuffing confounded cotton-picking curst dang danged darn darned doggone doggoned durn durned effing flipping freaking goddamned plurry ruddy dashed blamed execrable hateful odious detestable loathsome awful offensive abominable vile disgusting foul heinous terrible dreadful horrid ghastly obnoxious beastly scurvy undesirable uncooperative perverse stubborn obstinate unpleasant objectionable disagreeable nasty maddening infamous vexatious devilish pernicious trying perturbing bothersome fell fiendish atrocious despicable obscene repellent revolting repulsive hellish repugnant loathly abhorrent appalling evil wicked monstrous diabolical villainous nefarious vicious unspeakable shocking demonic demoniac Mephistophelian contemptible iniquitous reprehensible satanic sinful horrifying cacodemonic base egregious precious cruel hideous diabolic demoniacal ungodly barbarous inhuman flagitious outrageous depraved immoral savage lousy black dark scandalous barbaric brutish black-hearted bad shameful facinorous miserable Hadean disgraceful distasteful malicious perverted God-awful blithering gross godawful amoral bestial footling malevolent malignant demonical demonian Luciferian deplorable sickening sordid unhallowed nightmarish horrendous brutal Stygian nauseating dirty nauseous frightful reprobate dastardly horrific abysmal intolerable stinking chronic yucky grody low-down fricking crazed frenetic mad maniacal possessed anathematized full insufferable criminal grave noxious noisome inexcusable culpable under a curse rancid forbidding unjust unpardonable unforgivable improper raunchy flagrant disgustful repellant fulsome unrighteous revulsive sleazy hairy grim afflicted unholy unsanctified blankety-blank foredoomed snakebit bedevilled voodooed blighted banned bedeviled heartless beneath contempt crying beyond the pale uncool invidious bitter shuddersome resentful ornery unbearable unlawful unfair unsavory wrong unethical cloven-footed ghoulish hellborn serpentine satanical lamentable malfeasant ignominious pitiless murderous bloodthirsty merciless ruthless ferocious unfeeling inhumane implacable brute truculent sadistic wanton butcherly naughty unsavoury very bad misbegotten pits tenth-rate woeful dismal punk dire pants sucky low paltry mean hell fire cast out abject cringe-making defective pathetic sorry detested execrated a load of pants currish dishonorable snide despised ignoble shabby useless cruddy measly degenerate worthless lame loathed abominated hated abhorred stupid dishonourable hateable yucko low-minded maggot

Adjective

Causing one to feel bored
tiresome boring dull monotonous tedious wearisome humdrum uninteresting slow drab dreary ponderous stale stodgy annoying numbing pedestrian prosaic stuffy uneventful unexciting unremarkable unvaried unvarying arid colourless colorless common commonplace flat heavy jading jejune leaden old ordinary repetitious repetitive routine banausic boresome dry dusty everyday monochromatic quotidian stupid tame usual vexatious workaday dragging nowhere tired mind-numbing day-to-day ho-hum run-of-the-mill tiring wearying drudging weary lifeless insipid vapid mundane unimaginative uninspiring banal bland trite uninspired lacklustre lackluster plodding blah characterless spiritless sterile hackneyed nothing samey dead wishy-washy ho hum bromidic unoriginal vacuous soul-destroying fatiguing derivative weak vanilla unstimulating prosy dull as dishwater laborious deadly limp feeble plain dullsville platitudinous dry as dust soporific inane interminable featureless draggy lame as dry as dust bloodless hacky weariful lacking variety barren milk-and-water unchanging depressing monochrome enervating exhausting mediocre stiff dim wooden watery dreich treadmill zero anaemic zestless common or garden innocuous stereotyped stock mechanical uniform clichéd anemic laboured turgid irksome conventional stilted unentertaining unenjoyable unrelieved deadly dull lustreless monotone sluggish plain vanilla ornery namby-pamby pabulum dull as ditchwater nondescript lacking variation tasteless labored corny pallid no great shakes vacant not up to much mindless big yawn predictable flavourless nothing to write home about flavorless drivelling driveling long-winded threadbare hack customary normal overused overlong overworked soulless typical regular moth-eaten well-worn toneless sleepy trying safe pedantic quiet white-bread inoffensive pointless yawnsome prolix forced undistinctive empty dismal torpid long-drawn-out stagnant trivial desolate unanimated hoary truistic unexceptional antiseptic sapless timeworn lacking excitement lacking interest time-worn cliché-ridden one-horse downcast fuddy-duddy worn out old hat unpalatable middle-of-the-road played out dead-and-alive flat tire miserable long prosing bummer drag cloying drear bomb plebeian longwinded menial disheartening unsatisfying demoralizing unfulfilling neutral indistinct unlively unpassioned unmemorable passionless not fun nitty-gritty terrestrial puerile static unspirited clumsy unnatural awkward artificial wordy deadening serious stolid solemn workday lowly frustrating droning uncreative worn-out uninterested tepid mortal poky snooze slack average non-stimulating garden-variety cautious garden variety crude meagre simplistic meager depressed demoralising matter-of-fact endless heavy-going formal circumspect backward half-pie bog-standard OK so-so staid inert prudent cardboard bleak dowdy unprogressive inactive unproductive unfeeling expressionless mat unexpressive matte lusterless unexcited dulled raw dispiriting wintry wintery sorrowful damp oppressive windy verbose backwoods comatose waterish nerdy wimpy unappealing a dime a dozen chary uninflected stereotypical poor half-hearted inadequate weighty least Milquetoast attentive not so hot overdone unseasoned whitebread blind muted heavy going timid soft mild nebbish beige fatuous tenuous slight subdued behind the times shopworn cliche obligatory cornball musty hackney cobwebby gingerly unadventurous considerate careful heedful wary calculating dime-store out of date outdated hard to digest conservative old-fashioned without variety lead balloon facile noplace dumb hokey cornfed tripe square outmoded archaic obsolete reiterated samely monotonic all the same recurrent sing-song unchanged unobjectionable defunct harmless unenterprising mainstream extinct antiquated halfhearted diluted antediluvian superannuated leery passé boiled down without punch flat as pancake puts one to sleep antwacky out of the ark cut and dried apathetic undistinguished listless deadpan unemotional no-nonsense sober emotionless gray grey unimpassioned indifferent uncomic cold unadorned impassive down-to-earth passive humourless factual languid unsentimental humorless inexpressive unamusing distasteful somber unappetizing literal simple sedate sombre indistinctive unsavoury blank unembellished straightforward practical straight unresponsive phlegmatic unsavory hollow unpretentious desiccated grave uninviting lethargic disagreeable unpleasant inedible unvarnished undemonstrative unattractive level-headed hard-headed uneatable unexceptionable unenthusiastic noncommittal numb faceless realistic pragmatic insensitive businesslike anodyne pathetic hardheaded pragmatical indecisive calm difficult stern earthy gross grim unfunny severe run of the mill enervated unidealistic cold-blooded slow-moving uncomedic unwitty clean clear unsmiling off-putting earnest disgusting serious-minded constant restrained repeated familiar ineffectual stoical nauseating glassy savourless rational sensible yucky unromantic unobtrusive loathsome revolting faithful stoic institutional ineffective peaceful frigid slothful nasty foul commonsensical iterative benumbed placid lackadaisical standard unexcitable unmoved ceaseless reiterative insistent continual languorous understated dispassionate spineless impassible savorless lacking in vitality sick-making unostentatious affectless watered-down irresolute unembroidered undistorted unaffected exact lukewarm intense sullen straight-thinking repressed lazy droopy humble unflashy low-keyed languishing mournful elementary dour sour unconcerned hard-boiled cowardly down homely austere low-key with both feet on the ground toned-down folksy steady slow but sure literal-minded unidentified unspecified usual thing pompous dry-as-dust unmodulated earthbound shiftless sickening clinical uninventive unartistic glassy-eyed unpoetic repugnant derived over-serious unspecial logical lacking vitality useless duplicative vile general futile two-dimensional unnoteworthy unfateful noneventful inconclusive in the doldrums generic profitless vain unambitious noisome spent fishy standard-issue cut-and-dry cut-and-dried reserved unrewarding devoid of feeling devoid of emotion fruitless worthless lacking personality lacking charisma thin accustomed valueless unprofitable purposeless aimless actual practicable yawn diddly prose unmotivated catatonic effete glazed subtle incomprehensible inarticulate incoherent run-of-the mill unavailing bootless otiose unsuccessful inefficacious abortive neither one thing nor the other light discreet backwater wet limp-wristed weak-kneed sobersided bovine unflavoured drawly regimented dense unreadable unfruitful unfilled unprolific matter-of- fact unsympathetic inconspicuous puritanical douce strict supine wimpish weakened nerveless frail invertebrate weakling unnoticeable unkind indolent coldhearted not amounting to much anaesthetic insensible anesthetic unflappable unpleasurable badly written governmental utilitarian rudimentary corporate functional ugly innocent twangy imitative twanging callous numbed stony asleep inhuman po-faced unhumorous repulsive desensitized groggy disinterested tranquil uninvolved uncompassionate lymphatic uncharismatic senseless anesthetized yucko along for the ride desensitised detached without spice big zero peaceable unoffending vacillating wavering retiring drawling brackish detestable yukky abhorrent anaesthetized paralysed paralyzed still frequentative standard issue unrefined robust unsophisticated rough natural grody unenticing stinky icky forgettable innoxious nonprovocative meek direct uninhibited slavish inelaborate pure and simple normophilic uncluttered unornamented rustic your basic modest unelaborate uncomplicated undecorated submissive melancholic dispirited despondent mopy low dejected melancholy white non-aggressive non-violent benign non-combative hurtless stark nameless blue disconsolate gutless dopey broken sad drippy inanimate downhearted withdrawn tempered pensive fogeyish out-of-date backward-looking crusty gentle friendly pleasant frank chastened creaky mouldy old-fogeyish controlled home folk basic homey funky lowbred easygoing lusty down home outdoorsy dated antique fusty moldy past it old-time inobtrusive down in the mouth down in the dumps cast down lacking originality naked accurate impersonal feasible truthful

Adjective

Affected with, or causing, physical discomfort or pain
sore painful aching burning hurting smarting irritated sensitive tender chafed inflamed raw reddened stinging hurt throbbing achy afflictive agonising agonizing bruised delicate excruciating nasty red distressing grievous harrowing injured in pain troublesome wounded abscessed afflicted difficult hurtful pained severe sharp ulcerated uncomfortable unpleasant vexatious biting piercing caustic tingling prickling prickly tingly stiff damaged battered gammy disabled incapacitated nagging broken discolored black-and-blue discoloured weakened mutilated searing tired game swollen acute gnawing mangled harmed cut maimed crushed deformed arthritic scarred intense shooting stabbing keen violent pounding fierce suffering beaten twingeing grazed scratched crippled impaired debilitated lacerated gashed marred crook bad agonised handicapped ruptured lame infirm knackered penetrating stricken bleeding agonized mauled disfigured hit scraped nicked struck exquisite gut-wrenching busted up physically challenged angry injurious hypersensitive killing oversensitive feeling tender tortured warped shot feeling uncomfortable buffeted playing up giving someone gyp giving someone trouble limping hobbling racking extreme exhausted weary halt insufferable unendurable unbearable torturous fractured ailing smashed shattered defective limp frail spoilt spoiled gimp sidelined gimpy feeble on the sick list weak enfeebled distressed shrewd cutting bitter footsore smartful laborious knifelike drilling paralyzing paralysing achy breaky

Adjective

Rude and unpleasant in manner
abrasive cutting biting harsh rough sharp caustic hard severe tough nasty cruel grating stern bitter vitriolic acerbic annoying brusque brutal unfeeling unpleasant abusive callous curt galling hurtful insensitive unkind wounding acerb comfortless inconsiderate pitiless unsympathetic aggressive argumentative gruff hateful rude spiky unfriendly hard to take rubbing the wrong way mordant acid corrosive sarcastic scathing sardonic acrid barbed satirical pungent acidulous tart satiric acidic scalding spiteful acrimonious snarky smart-aleck trenchant smart-mouthed smart-alecky venomous malicious vicious mordacious catty stinging keen poisonous virulent critical sarky penetrating incisive piercing pointed astringent searing razor-edged waspish heartless rancorous devastating churlish snide derisory derogatory ill-tempered bad-tempered alkaline corroding sharp-worded angry thoughtless peppery double-edged ungracious offensive dry scornful impertinent irreverent cynical uncompromising firm strict burning forceful heavy excessive ruthless unyielding unbending unfair unjust unrelenting rigorous destructive merciless rowdy extreme savage erosive mean crisp cold squint-eyed withering fierce hostile blistering ferocious derisive scorching unsparing vindictive acute belittling polemic contemptuous rapier-like maleficent mocking violent disparaging malignant strong pernicious truculent antagonistic malign slashing malefic evil-intentioned stringent piquant salty telling malevolent poignant disrespectful powerful vituperative splenetic ill-natured extremely critical ornery insulting ironic austere grim polemical scurrilous sneering blunt short ironical contumelious snappy baleful contentious taunting pithy emphatic insolent jeering discourteous resentful surly envenomed disputatious not sweet cussed exacting vehement controversial unblunted rigid snappish snippy testy acetose disapproving sound all-pervading vengeful bilious snarling coruscating wicked slighting smart acetic tonic edged overwhelming overpowering distressing provocative salt exciting racy witty stimulating sulphurous sulfurous sour sadistic harmful grievous wanton scoffing despiteful cold-blooded backhanded ridiculing bad vitriolous menacing grudging hate-filled evil stabbing injurious damaging irascible twitting saucy needling carping arrogant chaffing captious highly effective vigorous crabbed obloquious foul weisenheiming degrading berating pejorative reproachful obnoxious reviling denigratory uncomplimentary defamatory disdainful unmannerly dripping with malice dirty viperous viperish toxicant forthright driving clear explicit distinct effective uncivil vituperatory calumniating impolite vulgar potent unequivocal edgy dripping venom abrupt full of spleen full of gall accidentally on purpose crushing bad-mannered ill-mannered accurate venomed pertinent razor-sharp offhand meaty meaningful insightful right-on insinuating short-and-sweet legit pregnant belligerent combative defiant pugnacious bellicose in a nutshell on the nose boiled down laid on the line right to it calling a spade a spade on the button confrontational scrappy quarrelsome cross sullen obstreperous feisty uncooperative gladiatorial stroppy agonistic discordant militant brawly assaultive warlike chippy itching arsey aggers bolshie spoiling for a fight frightening ready for a fight deadly vituperous browbeating terrorizing terrifying intimidating cowing terrorising bullying fractious

Adjective

(of noise) Marked by turmoil or disturbance
rough grating discordant harsh jarring raucous blaring cacophonous maddening piercing screeching shrill annoying noisy sharp vexatious boisterous ferocious fierce rabid rugged squawking squawky strident convulsive dissonant ear-piercing explosive forceful furious gruff blustering buffeting forcible inharmonious paroxysmal stridulent tumultuous turbulent unmelodious unmusical volcanic rasping hoarse loud husky scratchy riotous unharmonious brassy clamorous squeaky blatant stertorous wild rowdy lively gravelly croaky tough throaty croaking coarse gravel raspy rusty stridulous stentorian knockabout clashing stridulant jangling rough-and-tumble penetrating stridulatory stentorious grinding absonant atonal acute persuasive vociferous baying vocal vociferant obstreperous braying ear-splitting deafening metallic booming tuneless tinny jangly high-pitched screechy earsplitting guttural growling growly creaking astringent caterwauling out-of-tune out-of-key off-key thunderous unvocal high disharmonic horrisonant ill-sounding unmelodic clinking immusical sour shrieking piping harsh sounding whistling treble strong shattering air-rending intrusive squeaking argute clanging thin clangorous brazen saucy bold brash insolent thundering impudent bold-faced cocksure impertinent cheeky forward gaudy arch cocky sassy wise nervy flashy brazen-faced pert brassbound vulgar audacious fresh pushy barefaced loud-mouthed showy jazzy obtrusive garish unblushing overbearing rude unabashed loudmouthed flirtatious overbold hard arrogant arrant shameless

Adjective

Ironic in nature, usually in an absurd or annoying way
rich ludicrous ridiculous laughable preposterous risible absurd farcical ironic amusing funny hilarious humorous odd outrageous strange unreasonable comical incongruous queer unlikely annoying diverting droll entertaining foolish priceless a bit much a joke a laugh side-splitting a bit thick over the top OTT jocular comic witty facetious uproarious chucklesome hysterical jocose riotous mirthful killing rib-tickling sidesplitting hysteric comedic humoristic gelastic jolly waggish silly slapstick zany screaming antic jokey a scream bizarre scream joshing mocking har-har unusual camp campy eccentric inane riot fantastic merry sunny gleeful blithesome jocund jovial gay festive blithe joking light hysterically funny screamingly funny killingly funny a barrel of laughs a hoot nonsensical derisive derisory asinine laughing unimpressive unsatisfactory inadequate embarrassing pitiful sparkling scintillating wacky daft good-humored light-hearted laugh-a-minute good-humoured off the wall quick-witted playful whimsical lighthearted flippant tongue-in-cheek jesting mischievous crazy sportive cheerful frolicsome frivolous goofy lively flip smart clever teasing high-spirited nutty stupid glib pleasant daffy roguish too funny for words clownish very funny quirky wisecracking happy rollicking outlandish wry joyous insane mad screwy loony dippy dotty fun extremely amusing weird peculiar cheery fanciful impish madcap ludic quaint puckish oddball enjoyable bantering flaky unconventional slaphappy irreverent quizzical off-the-wall derisible boffo flakey kooky cockamamie crackpot cuckoo kinky satirical pathetic cockamamy batty grotesque smart-alecky freaky lunatic kookie for grins screwball looney balmy unserious smart-aleck vivacious tongue in cheek in jest animated hare-brained prankish cheeky original pert noisy curious arch sarcastic saucy offhand sassy impertinent engaging offbeat cocky delightful freakish fun-loving carefree nuts jerky fool disrespectful cranky pleasurable impudent rude off-centre idiosyncratic cute wacko pleasing fun-filled senseless cracked exhilarated joyful dismissive convivial beguiling wise simpleminded fatuous gagged up sharp-witted irrational smarty-pants wild fantastical brainless witless harebrained cockeyed unwise whacky lippy idiotic snappy out there featherheaded lunkheaded bubbleheaded gut-busting dry flighty spirited in fun sharp quick weak-minded half-witted half-baked barmy way out off the air not serious pulling one's leg putting one on nonserious boisterous rowdy comedical lightweight casual inappropriate custard-pie childish ludicrous. laughable fresh sardonic outrageously funny ingenious recreative exhilarating ribald hearty burlesque precious cutesy interesting piquant epigrammatic knee-slapper too much trivial trifling pixieish tricksy scampish pixie sly leprechaunish knavish wicked pixy rascally devilish elvish brilliant for a laugh stimulating joculous glad rip-roaring convulsive breezy mincingly clever very amusing recreational novel cheering charming gratifying gladdening singular amused clowning bubbly gamesome kittenish jaunty raucous incredible agreeable enchanting capricious illogical unbelievable chipper ribbing chaffing razzing kidding rallying fooling funning laffer crack-up implausible meaningless pointless gladsome crotchety chimerical penetrating piercing intelligent bright keen imbecilic buoyant laughter-filled euphoric highly amusing a laugh a minute unthinkable unreal cut up dicey imaginative random chancy uncertain old-fashioned creative arbitrary monstrous astonishing shocking inconsistent goofus fool-headed gump dizzy elated a card a caution nimble-witted perky in high spirits larking sprightly capering fool around crazy shtick Mickey Mouse highbrowed snazzy profound quick on the draw tactful racy cutting quick on the uptake avant-garde way-out surreal superficial far-out erratic bonkers shallow irresponsible inept tomfool sappy loopy unpredictable thoughtless overfamiliar insouciant unorthodox Bohemian far out potty dilly insolent brassy brainsick unhinged deranged crackers demented outré crazed loco maniac wud maniacal unsound bedlam scatty meshugge mental bughouse crackbrained psychotic slang fruity rum unbalanced remarkable haywire bats funky gaga spaced-out queerish moonstruck off-kilter weirdo out-of-the-way whacko psycho meshuga bizarro certifiable dumb gonzo looney tunes loony tunes non compos mentis in left field acting crazy

Adjective

Not easy to please or satisfy
difficult demanding stubborn uncompromising fussy grim hard to please intractable obstinate overbearing recalcitrant tough unaccommodating unamenable unreasonable unrelenting argumentative boorish fastidious finicky hardheaded hard-nosed inflexible obdurate picky pigheaded rigid tyrannical bearish discontented dissatisfied fractious hard-line immovable inexorable irascible oafish obstreperous opinionated perverse pitiless resolute stiff strict troublesome trying unbending unmanageable cantankerous choosy critical grumbly impolite irritable negative quarrelsome querulous refractory set in one's ways snappy temperamental testy tiresome unflinching unyielding uptight bloody-minded dogmatic headstrong indomitable intransigent opinionative pertinacious rude single-minded sour steadfast stiff-necked strong-minded wrong-headed dictatorial oppressive overcritical delicate ill-natured importunate prickly sensitive touchy balky bolshie bull-headed contrarious contrary cussed disobliging finical froward hard to satisfy hypercritical over-particular particular perfectionist stroppy thrawn captious chippy crabby crotchety disputatious disputative feisty fiendish hard to handle huffy invidious obstructive ornery ungracious unpredictable uppity vexed uncooperative wilful wayward contumacious awkward unruly uncontrollable disobedient ungovernable willful unhelpful insubordinate defiant rebellious undisciplined incompliant self-willed wild mulish disorderly rebel untoward disruptive restive recusant rowdy truculent mutinous annoying incorrigible vexatious incontrollable boisterous pervicacious out of hand out of control renitent turbulent inimical pat cross-grained impossible unwilling hard bullheaded resistant belligerent dogged adamant implacable hostile tenacious antagonistic determined troublemaking adamantine inconvincible hardened ossified problematic stubborn as a mule noncompliant unmalleable pig-headed self-opinionated lawless irrepressible adverse violent riotous uncontrolled unrestrained dissident unpersuadable firm capricious ill-disciplined unadaptable delinquent rock-ribbed exasperating anarchic deaf to reason unresponsive undisciplinable confrontational obstinately disobedient disagreeable attention-seeking complex insoluble clamorous dissentient unfriendly loud unsympathetic noisy contentious chaotic nonconformist unbridled opposing disapproving unpliable indocile rumbustious militant bellicose unpleasant antipathetic persistent uncongenial locked in relentless pugnacious strong-willed dead set on tetchy grouchy contradictory inimitable morose peevish irrational shrewish biased illogical inconsiderate unsupportive blinkered arbitrary grumpy ill-tempered sullen sulky naughty flyaway sticky prejudiced intolerant burdensome impudent insolent limit vexing pesky blocking stalling restrictive inhibiting delaying badly-behaved incurable disaffected narky bad-tempered ratty shirty choleric not cooperative disturbed maladjusted bulky discommodious incommodious cramped unconstructive hindering badly behaved tricky resisting insubmissive radical withstanding unobliging impossible to cope with frustrating making difficulties not giving an inch scrappy non-compliant uncivil discourteous thorny locked knotty paradoxical contrariant nonconforming discordant arsey disagreeing difficult to handle insurgent insurrectionary wrongheaded converse problem challenging unamiable tough nut hang tough vociferous rough tempestuous uproarious raucous lively rollicking romping anarchical heedless reckless lawbreaking seditious rampaging rambunctious threatening impulsive impetuous impervious rash intemperate imprudent forward assertive drunken bawdy mean roisterous rackety tumultuous resolved unbendable unshakable steely rip-roaring untimely unfortunate persevering unshakeable rampageous roistering uncompliant unalterable piercing screaming booming strepitous blusterous inconvenient inopportune unfavorable unfavourable out of line unmoved indurate unbreakable fixed heady judgmental rigorous convinced remorseless raising Cain unanticipated ill-timed unexpected overexacting imperious insistent cavilling harsh nagging stringent exigent raising the roof with one's feet dug in iron-willed with one's toes dug in unforeseen disastrous unusual surprising unpredicted mistimed quibbling disparaging needy possessive hairsplitting caviling sticklerish faultfinding overscrupulous censuring cavillous unsparing adversarial dissenting aggressive demeaning serious cynical carping censorious crazy hysterical nuts outrageous madcap insurmountable berserk unlucky unwelcome infelicitous inauspicious inapt unsuitable inappropriate angry opposed combative oppositional high-maintenance malapropos badly timed unseasonable spiteful over-rigorous over-strict over-exacting fault-finding over-censorious inhospitable wrathful conflicting vitriolic jaundiced virulent unpropitious misfortunate disturbing hapless ill-starred star-crossed luckless adversative accusatorial allergic oppugnant opposite unsociable reluctant unreceptive ill-disposed at odds oppugning

Verb

(usually used in third person form "gets") Annoying or irritating (someone)
getting annoying exasperating angering irking vexing inflaming putting out nettling needling provoking incensing infuriating maddening rubbing up the wrong way aggravating peeving miffing riling getting to hacking off giving someone the hump driving mad driving crazy driving nuts making someone see red winding up agitating bothering bugging narking getting across teeing off perturbing ticking off displeasing eating grating ruffling burning up chafing disturbing frustrating enraging galling firing up upsetting getting in someone's hair getting on one's nerves getting on someone's nerves getting on someone's tits getting someone's back up getting someone's dander up getting someone's goat getting someone's hackles up getting someone's wick getting under someone's skin getting up someone's nose gnawing harrying making someone's blood boil making someone's hackles rise rattling someone's cage ruffling someone's feathers trying someone's patience harassing antagonizing goading pestering piquing hassling making angry making cross spiting riding persecuting frosting rankling graveling gravelling driving to distraction fretting getting under your skin bumming out getting your goat antagonising driving round the bend hacking you off getting your dander up getting your back up driving up the wall getting on your wick driving round the twist getting in your hair getting on your nerves putting your back up giving someone the pip rasping offending rattling roiling trying affronting griping humping souring distempering raising your hackles winding somebody up rubbing the wrong way driving bananas driving you up the wall getting on somebody's nerves getting on nerves rankling with eating away at trying your patience rubbing you up the wrong way getting your hackles up burning getting under skin nagging teasing incommoding worrying troubling molesting bedeviling breaking henpecking nudging plaguing distressing bedevilling badgering abrading beleaguering making your blood boil giving someone grief getting at getting up your nose turning off heating up egging on working on making waves cheesing off scratching scraping grazing asking for it hitting where one lives rubbing against rubbing painfully tormenting afflicting discomposing disquieting disconcerting flustering dismaying unsettling besetting perplexing hounding fazing oppressing torturing paining agonizing burdening fussing itching discomfiting giving a hard time alarming concerning ailing harrowing unnerving flurrying agonising distracting stressing hurting discomforting confusing confounding racking unhinging depressing mortifying outraging grieving discommoding frazzling haunting discombobulating derailing exercising bullying straining saddening inconveniencing hagriding weirding out freaking out wounding exacerbating baiting discountenancing cursing embarrassing appalling throwing gnawing at shaking alaruming undoing nonplussing anguishing besieging disgusting bewildering niggling dogging frightening chivvying making uneasy intimidating disgruntling picking on aggrieving daunting chagrining disheartening mithering discouraging scaring making anxious weighing down putting off throwing off balance devilling deviling excruciating heckling hectoring puzzling taunting abashing stinging causing suffering to stirring up taxing insulting sickening shaking up demoralizing dispiriting affecting chivying pursuing spooking lying heavy on panicking demoralising disrupting stewing disobliging smiting browbeating taking aback dejecting grating on eating at cutting to the quick blighting shocking fearing crushing horrifying obsessing dissatisfying terrorizing injuring exciting sweating flummoxing mystifying dumbfounding crucifying casting down keeping after pothering getting under one's skin keeping on at going on at terrorising assailing traumatizing rousing interrupting nauseating importuning cowing madding iring enflaming chilling chillin hazing dissing muddling making uncomfortable fuddling throwing off steaming up tantalizing sending into a rage working up causing anxiety to getting one's goat putting someone off their stroke nagging at weighing heavily on giving a bad time tantalising traumatising intruding upon baffling repelling startling overwhelming dampening deranging victimizing ridiculing pressing embittering criticizing disappointing dashing wearying addling ragging wringing dunning terrifying beating attacking preoccupying crazing making miserable preying on hanging over putting down imposing on criticising psyching out getting on someone's wick mixing up dumping on bending someone's ear putting on the spot hanging up wearing on victimising causing trouble to revolting destabilizing disordering brooding devastating slighting repulsing unmanning harming ribbing jarring deterring bamboozling desolating chaffing confronting pricking disarranging tiring unbalancing moving surprising befuddling stumping getting across someone dazing gibing making nervous slapping possessing interfering abasing suffering martyring debilitating making wretched flooring feeling uneasy putting into a flap beating down rattling one's cage harping on at bleeding getting in one's hair weighing making unhappy jarring on putting in a spot weighing on putting someone's nose out of joint causing discomfort to throwing into a tizz losing sleep destabilising breathing down someone's neck wearing trying the patience of putting someone's back up putting to trouble getting a rise out of putting a damper on knocking for six wearing out causing anguish to sapping facing mocking testing bemusing subduing jeering scolding damaging disaffecting stupefying disillusioning prodding overawing domineering guying inciting festering stretching carping draining awing aweing berating scandalizing lowering foxing disorienting buffaloing mazing reviling imposing despairing jolting disparaging shattering disorganizing scarring scorning pressurizing disrespecting enervating befogging disarraying cramping caviling cavilling chiding reproaching meddling mistreating gripping relucting pressing down on bringing down posing muddying curdling picking at disorientating pushing upbraiding boring stunning turning concerning oneself arousing stressing out making despondent making fretful disenchanting taking making self-conscious bumming indisposing breaking one's heart fuming biting visiting making it hot for someone giving the business umbraging pecking at tearing making it tough messing with flipping out hurting someone's feelings getting in a sweat getting down sticking in one's craw lousing up hacking setting one's teeth on edge balling up knocking sideways getting in a fluster scandalising driving insane making someone scratch their head inflicting anguish on punishing turning on infesting tormenting oneself making things hot for someone causing someone to lose their composure intoxicating leaning on getting in a tizz hurting one's feelings getting someone pulling the rug out from under giving offence to making blood boil getting worked up examining hunting getting in a tizzy getting in a panic pulling the rug from under throwing into a tizzy getting overwrought getting in a flap losing sleep over wronging imposing upon flipping quizzing getting in a lather giving trouble causing concern to making discontented acerbating torturing oneself causing agony to going to one's head intruding trying one's patience niggling at blowing one's mind taking the piss out of getting in a state making punchy setting someone back on their heels pushing buttons getting someone down doing in pressurising causing anxiety making a scene getting steamed up letting down buffeting dulling buffetting inebriating aching occupying exhausting irritating greatly spurring heating hurrying bedogging compressing squeezing pinching browning off empurpling causing annoyance to causing resentment to wigging getting on someone ruffling one's feathers excoriating recurring reminding insisting cutting putting your nose out of joint insisting on bustling causing disquiet to finding fault tangling searing giving someone hell pushing someon's buttons messing putting to some trouble being stimulating hurting the feelings of tearing to pieces knocking off balance steaming consternating buttonholing resenting eating up shaming unquieting pushing one's buttons making restless preying on one's mind complicating astounding getting in the way amazing staying with coming back to putting off his or her stride taking the wind out of someone's sails worsting discontenting humiliating making downhearted tweaking running up the wrong way questioning chevying belabouring feeling unwell feeling pain causing to panic barracking booing stirring making it tough for cutting up strapping doing a number on arousing anxiety in nit-picking throwing a curve blinding knocking props out unstringing fraying tattering eroding taking over taking control of fermenting sending into a spin putting on edge envenoming rousting foiling thwarting grizzling prostrating repressing causing to lose heart deprecating drooping jarring upon setting your teeth on edge grating upon wearing upon capping mispleasing zinging cooling winging sounding grilling dizzying catching somebody unawares astonishing catching somebody off balance dwelling on biting one's nails getting stressed having qualms riling up rubbing one the wrong way tiring out making severe demands on making demands on putting a strain on setting on putting someone out taking a rise out of starting setting one off working into lather shouting down deeply upsetting inflicting trauma making flip macerating foraying ventilating noodging bullyragging working someone up bugging up despoiling jerking around playing dirty boning leading someone a merry dance playing cat and mouse putting through wringer rubbing salt in wound alienating poisoning accosting obtruding encroaching breaking in demeaning sticking it to lying heavily on bringing pressure to bear on giving it to dishing it out putting pressure on preying on your mind dishing out overcharging crabbing begrudging getting even grudging upsetting the apple cart cramping style wearing down scouring hissing quickening motivating awaking absorbing igniting grabbing attracting interesting finding fault with grinding paralysing becoming bored grating at having had enough making fed up losing patience dementing jumbling rummaging downing displacing putting blustering furbelowing frilling throwing into tizzy getting up somebody's nose getting on the wrong side of driving you crazy sticking the knife into singling out exiling expelling dragooning getting the knife into petting tiffing huffing discrediting dishonouring knocking the wind out of ill-treating hurting deeply causing pain to harshing one's mellow lampooning getting on the nerves of getting in the hair of razzing taking the mickey out of affrighting slandering dispraising abusing giving the cold shoulder giving a zinger pushing the buttons of thumbing nose at causing suffering causing anguish throwing into confusion throwing into disorder causing sorrow lambasting mourning throwing into uproar causing offense making livid making your hackles rise driving you out of your mind driving you off your head making you see red driving you round the twist driving out of mind driving you to distraction making somebody's blood boil driving you round the bend driving somebody up the wall causing inconvenience to creating difficulties for making awkward making ashamed owning showing up raging wearing away biting into gnawing away at scraping away wearing to shreds disengaging detaching sending over the edge separating disconnecting uncoupling unhitching unfastening deriding keying up incapacitating rocking the boat laying up hurting somebody's feelings screwing up filling with consternation paralyzing giving someone a turn fouling up putting the wind up someone messing up snafuing mucking up shouting at butting in jibing at shouting catcalls at making game of making a monkey of dishonoring putting out of countenance catching one short putting in a hole subjugating suppressing stifling horning in on intruding on butting in on interfering with barging in on entangling hampering inflicting aggressing belaboring bombarding jumping on one's case giving the needle falling on giving one the business putting the squeeze on falling upon starting in on scratching around ragging on yapping at searching high heaven disadvantaging catching sweating out befalling wreaking wrecking devitalizing smothering diminishing weakening squelching making resentful jaundicing empoisoning making bitter jeering at sneering scoffing at twitting sledging gibing at sneering at casting a gloom upon dragging damping running down making gloomy darkening making sad turning one off pouring cold water on throwing cold water on bringing tears to your eyes knocking the stuffing out of breaking someone's heart making someone fed up harshing someone's mellow giving someone the blues reducing to tears making desolate making your heart bleed bearing down keeping under extinguishing defeating humbling deadening overcoming curbing quelling overpowering worsening discommodating putting someone to trouble giving someone bother causing someone difficulty making someone go out of his way overriding tyrannizing louting twittering disdaining jabbing scouting poking fun at making sport of slamming rallying making fun of flouting swipeing at digging bringing one down dampening spirits wildering making blue putting into a funk chastening breaking the heart of dragging down fogging flabbergasting bearing down on casting a pall over damping down enslaving tyrannizing over dominating tyrannising obfuscating snowing making rancorous acidulating venoming estranging bittering avenging descending on descending upon bringing down on forcing upon making ill setting thinking stymieing bringing up short causing to be at a stand staggering messing with one's head setting someone thinking moping seizing depredating extorting blackmailing devouring raiding taking advantage of plundering killing feeding on fleecing living off loading living on exploiting consuming having an adverse effect on striking down going against the grain making unwell causing illness to causing problems disagreeing sorrowing upsetting oneself complaining sighing pining tensing overtaxing pressuring overstretching crossing hindering impeding grossing out squicking carping at grumbling whining feeling unhappy turning one's stomach making one sick causing aversion surfeiting causing to feel nauseous turning your stomach palling offending morals of abominating making someone want to throw up