Bother noun - The feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts.
Usage example: never let his personal bothers interfere with his responsibilities at work
Chafe is a synonym for bother in irritate topic. In some cases you can use "Chafe" instead the word "Bother" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like agitate, annoy, harass, irk.
Chafe verb - To disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts.
Usage example: nothing chafes us so much as those telemarketers who call during the dinner hour
Bother is a synonym for chafe in annoy topic. You can use "Bother" instead the word "Chafe" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as irritate, agitate, harass, irk.
Both words in one sentence
- Grady... Hypocritical Humor: The janitors and maintenance workers chafe at being considered Beneath Notice by the other park employees but don't bother trying to learn the names of said employees.
Source: Fan Fic / The Scaly Raptor
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