Emotions — Annoyed?

Bilal Zaiter
2 min readJan 25, 2023

Annoyed? Irritated? or Maybe Frustrated? Identify your Emotions and the feelings associated to them

Photo by Егор Камелев

Annoyed: the feeling that makes you want to pull your hair out, or maybe just your neighbor’s hair. It’s that little voice in your head that says ‘just one more thing and I’m going to lose it.’ It’s the reason why you might find yourself muttering under your breath, or maybe even letting out a little growl. It’s the feeling that makes you want to throw your phone across the room when it rings one too many times, or maybe just give someone a good old fashioned side-eye. But don’t worry, we’ve all been there, and sometimes it’s just what we need to let off a little steam and remind us that we’re still human.

Feeling annoyed can take many forms, from mild irritation to extreme frustration. Here’s a rundown of some of the different variations of this emotion, with examples:

  • Annoyed: feeling mildly irritated or vexed. Example: “I’m getting annoyed at how often my phone keeps ringing during my meeting”
  • Irked: feeling mildly annoyed or irritated, often over a small or insignificant thing. Example: “I’m irked that my coffee is cold again”
  • Irritated: feeling a mild or moderate degree of annoyance or vexation. Example: “I’m irritated by the way my coworker keeps interrupting me”
  • Impatient: feeling a strong desire for something to happen quickly or sooner than it is happening. Example: “I’m becoming impatient waiting for the traffic light to change”
  • Displeased: feeling dissatisfaction or disapproval. Example: “I’m displeased with the service I received at the restaurant”
  • Frustrated: feeling blocked or hindered in achieving a goal or desire. Example: “I’m frustrated that I can’t seem to fix this problem with my computer”
  • Aggravated: feeling more intense annoyance or irritation, usually due to something that has been ongoing or repetitive. Example: “I’m getting aggravated by the constant noise from construction outside my window”
  • Exasperated: feeling extremely annoyed or frustrated, often to the point of losing patience. Example: “I’m exasperated by the never-ending paperwork for this project”
  • Disgruntled: feeling dissatisfied or unhappy with a situation or person. Example: “I’m feeling disgruntled with my boss’s constant criticism”
  • Dismayed: feeling surprised and upset by something unexpected or unwelcome. Example: “I’m dismayed by the news of the company’s layoffs.”

It’s important to note that the intensity of emotions and feelings can vary greatly from person to person, and this ranking is based on a general understanding of these words. The context and the specific situation also play a big role in determining the intensity of these words.

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