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Definition of Nuisance

Nuisance

  1. That which annoys or gives trouble and vexation; that which is offensive or noxious.

Nuisance Quotations

Perfection is such a nuisance that I often regret having cured myself of using tobacco.
Emile Zola

It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine himself pleasing to all when he is in reality a universal nuisance.
Baruch Spinoza

The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
John Stuart Mill

No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.
Plautus

We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.
E. M. Forster
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