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nuisance /'njuːs(ə)ns/
noun
a person, thing, or circumstance causing inconvenience or annoyance:
I hope you're not going to make a nuisance of yourself | an unreasonable landlord could become a nuisance.

nuisance /'njuːs(ə)ns/
noun
I find these long journeys a nuisance: ANNOYANCE, inconvenience, bore, bother, irritation, problem, trouble, trial, burden; pest, plague, thorn in one's side/flesh; informal pain, pain in the neck, hassle, bind, drag, chore, aggravation, headache, nudnik. ANTONYMS blessing.

ORIGIN
late Middle English (in the sense ‘injury, hurt’): from Old French, ‘hurt’, from the verb
nuire, from Latin nocere ‘to harm’.

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bliss /blɪs/
noun
perfect happiness; great joy:
she gave a sigh of bliss.
• a state of spiritual blessedness, typically that reached after death.

bliss /blɪs/
noun
Joy, happiness, pleasure, delight, ecstasy, elation, rapture, euphoria. ANTONYMS misery.

ORIGIN
Old English
blīths, bliss, of Germanic origin; related to blithe.