Bother and Calm


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Bother noun – A state of noisy, confused activity.
Usage example: the whole household was in a bother, as our overnight guests were expected to arrive any minute

Calm is an antonym for bother in topics: trouble, harass.
Nearby Words: bothered, bothersome, botheration, bothering
Antonyms for Bother


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Calm noun – A state of freedom from storm or disturbance.
Bother is an antonym for calm.
Nearby Words: calmness, calmed, calming, calmly
Antonyms for Calm
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How words are described

good good bother good calm
perfect perfect bother perfect calm
small small bother small calm

Common collocations

sense bother sense calm sense
people bother people calm people
children bother children calm children
bit bother bit calm bit
Other nouns: considering.

Both words in one sentence

  • The motel manager has to ask them to calm it down; Jesse just hands him some cash and tells him not to bother them again.
    Source: Wall Bang Her
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Calm and Bother. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 19, from
Bother & Calm. N.p., 2016. Web. 19 May. 2022. <>.
Calm or Bother. 2016. Accessed May 19, 2022.

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