niggling: Associated Words
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  • needless
    • adjective satellite unnecessary and unwarranted
      uncalled-for; gratuitous.
      • a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life
    • noun the leaf of a conifer
      acerate leaf; needle.

  • mindlessness
    • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
      pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; inanity.
    • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
      heedlessness; rashness.

  • kept
    • adjective (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded
      unbroken.
      • unbroken promises
      • promises kept
    • verb keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
      hold; maintain; keep.
      • hold in place
      • She always held herself as a lady
      • The students keep me on my toes

  • unease
    • noun physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
      malaise; uneasiness.
    • noun the trait of seeming ill at ease
      uneasiness; disquiet.

  • tiny
    • adjective satellite very small
      bantam; petite; diminutive; midget; flyspeck; lilliputian.
      • diminutive in stature
      • a lilliputian chest of drawers
      • her petite figure
      • tiny feet
      • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

  • doubts
    • noun the state of being unsure of something
      uncertainty; dubiousness; doubtfulness; dubiety; incertitude.
    • noun uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
      doubtfulness; question; dubiousness.
      • the dubiousness of his claim
      • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

  • passionately
    • adverb with passion
      • she kissed him passionately
    • adverb in a stormy or violent manner
      turbulently; stormily.

  • worries
    • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
      headache; vexation; concern.
      • New York traffic is a constant concern
      • it's a major worry
    • noun a strong feeling of anxiety
      trouble.
      • his worry over the prospect of being fired
      • it is not work but worry that kills
      • he wanted to die and end his troubles

  • endless
    • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
      interminable; eternal.
      • endless debates
      • an endless conversation
      • the wait seemed eternal
      • eternal quarreling
      • an interminable sermon
    • adjective satellite infinitely great in number
      • endless waves

  • irritations
    • noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
      botheration; annoyance; vexation.
    • noun a sudden outburst of anger
      pique; temper.
      • his temper sparked like damp firewood

  • constant
    • noun a quantity that does not vary
      invariable; constant quantity.
    • noun a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
      • the velocity of light is a constant

  • suspicion
    • noun an impression that something might be the case
      intuition; hunch.
      • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
    • noun doubt about someone's honesty
      distrust; mistrust; misgiving.

  • something
    Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.
    There is something in the wind. Shak.
    The whole world has something to do, something to talk of, something to wish for, and something to be employed about. Pope.
    Something attemped, something done, Has earned a night's repose. Longfellow.

  • aches
    • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
      aching.
    • verb feel physical pain
      suffer; hurt.
      • Were you hurting after the accident?

  • little
    • noun a small amount or duration
      • he accepted the little they gave him
    • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
      small.
      • a little dining room
      • a little house
      • a small car
      • a little (or small) group

  • worry
    • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
      headache; vexation; concern.
      • New York traffic is a constant concern
      • it's a major worry
    • noun a strong feeling of anxiety
      trouble.
      • his worry over the prospect of being fired
      • it is not work but worry that kills
      • he wanted to die and end his troubles

  • faint
    • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
      swoon; deliquium; syncope.
    • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
      swoon; pass out; conk.

  • annoyances
    • noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
      botheration; vexation; irritation.
    • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
      chafe; vexation.

  • petty
    • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
      petit larceny; petty larceny.
    • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
      junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
      • the junior faculty
      • a lowly corporal
      • petty officialdom
      • a subordinate functionary

  • pedantry
    • noun an ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning

  • those
    The plural of that. See That.
  • doubt
    • noun the state of being unsure of something
      uncertainty; dubiousness; doubtfulness; dubiety; incertitude.
    • noun uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
      doubtfulness; question; dubiousness.
      • the dubiousness of his claim
      • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

  • few
    • noun a small elite group
      • it was designed for the discriminating few
    • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
      • a few weeks ago
      • a few more wagons than usual
      • an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
      • few roses were still blooming
      • few women have led troops in battle

  • feeling
    • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
      • she had a feeling of euphoria
      • he had terrible feelings of guilt
      • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
    • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
      impression; belief; opinion; notion.
      • his impression of her was favorable
      • what are your feelings about the crisis?
      • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
      • I had a feeling that she was lying

  • small
    • noun the slender part of the back
    • noun a garment size for a small person

  • suspicions
    • noun an impression that something might be the case
      intuition; hunch.
      • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
    • noun doubt about someone's honesty
      distrust; mistrust; misgiving.

  • slight
    • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
      rebuff.
    • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
      cold-shoulder.
      • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

  • ache
    • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
      aching.
    • verb feel physical pain
      suffer; hurt.
      • Were you hurting after the accident?

  • seem
    • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
      look; appear.
      • She seems to be sleeping
      • This appears to be a very difficult problem
      • This project looks fishy
      • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
    • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
      appear.
      • It seems that he is very gifted
      • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

  • details
    • noun true confidential information
      inside information.
      • after the trial he gave us the real details
    • noun an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
      item; detail; point.
      • several of the details are similar
      • a point of information

  • still
    • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
      • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
    • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
      hush; stillness.
      • the still of the night

  • sensation
    • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
      sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
      • a sensation of touch
    • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
      mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

  • such
    • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
      • such weeping
      • so much weeping
      • such a help
      • such grief
      • never dreamed of such beauty
    • adverb to so extreme a degree
      • he is such a baby
      • Such rich people!

  • criticisms
    • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
      unfavorable judgment.
      • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
    • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
      critique.
      • constructive criticism is always appreciated

  • constantly
    • adverb without variation or change, in every case
      always; invariably.
      • constantly kind and gracious
      • he always arrives on time
    • adverb without interruption
      incessantly; always; forever; perpetually.
      • the world is constantly changing

  • anxieties
    • noun (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
      anxiousness.
    • noun a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune

  • one
    • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
      ace; I; unity; 1; single.
      • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
      • they had lunch at one
    • noun a single person or thing
      • he is the best one
      • this is the one I ordered

  • uneasiness
    • noun feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
      edginess; inquietude; disquietude.
    • noun physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
      malaise; unease.

  • somewhat
    • adverb to a small degree or extent
      slightly; more or less.
      • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
      • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
    • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
      fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
      • pretty big
      • pretty bad
      • jolly decent of him
      • the shoes are priced reasonably
      • he is fairly clever with computers

  • inconsistencies
    • noun the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
      incompatibility; mutual exclusiveness; repugnance.
    • noun the quality of being inconsistent and lacking a harmonious uniformity among things or parts

  • another
    • adjective satellite any of various alternatives; some other
      some other.
      • put it off to another (or some other) day

  • reminder
    • noun a message that helps you remember something
      • he ignored his wife's reminders
    • noun an experience that causes you to remember something

  • many
    • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
      • many temptations
      • the temptations are many
      • a good many
      • a great many
      • many directions
      • take as many apples as you like
      • too many clouds to see
      • never saw so many people

  • fear
    • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
      fearfulness; fright.
    • noun an anxious feeling
      care; concern.
      • care had aged him
      • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

  • last
    • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
      finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
      • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
      • the market was up at the finish
      • they were playing better at the close of the season
    • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
      • he was the last to leave
      • he finished an inglorious last

  • voice
    • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
      • A shrill voice sounded behind us
    • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
      vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
      • a singer takes good care of his voice
      • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

  • started
    • noun the beginning of anything
      • it was off to a good start
    • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
      outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
      • they got an early start
      • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

  • annoyance
    • noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
      botheration; vexation; irritation.
    • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
      chafe; vexation.

  • mere
    • noun a small pond of standing water
    • adjective satellite being nothing more than specified
      • a mere child

  • complaints
    • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
      ill; ailment.
    • noun (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

  • always
    • adverb at all times; all the time and on every occasion
      ever; e'er.
      • I will always be there to help you
      • always arrives on time
      • there is always some pollution in the air
      • ever hoping to strike it rich
      • ever busy
    • adverb without variation or change, in every case
      constantly; invariably.
      • constantly kind and gracious
      • he always arrives on time

  • detail
    • noun an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
      item; point.
      • several of the details are similar
      • a point of information
    • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
      item; particular.
      • it was perfect in all details

  • more
    • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
      more than.
      • more land
      • more support
      • more rain fell
      • more than a gallon
    • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
      Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

  • guilt
    • noun the state of having committed an offense
      guiltiness.
    • noun remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
      guilty conscience; guilt feelings; guilt trip.

  • first
    • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
      number one.
      • He wanted to be the first
    • noun the first element in a countable series
      number 1; number one.
      • the first of the month

  • concern
    • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
      • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
    • noun an anxious feeling
      fear; care.
      • care had aged him
      • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

  • usual
    • adjective occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure
      • grew the usual vegetables
      • the usual summer heat
      • came at the usual time
      • the child's usual bedtime
    • adjective satellite commonly encountered
      common.
      • a common (or familiar) complaint
      • the usual greeting

  • fears
    • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
      fearfulness; fright.
    • noun an anxious feeling
      care; concern.
      • care had aged him
      • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

  • thousand
    • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
      yard; G; thou; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
    • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units
      one thousand; m; k; 1000.

  • sense
    • noun a general conscious awareness
      • a sense of security
      • a sense of happiness
      • a sense of danger
      • a sense of self
    • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
      signified.
      • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
      • in the best sense charity is really a duty
      • the signifier is linked to the signified



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