As adjectives the difference between annoying and obnoxious
is that annoying
is causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious while obnoxious
is extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.
As a verb annoying
Causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious.
- Vandals are really annoying .
* See also
* obnoctious (obsolete)
Extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.
- He was an especially obnoxious and detestable specimen of a man.
(archaic) exposed to harm or injury.
* 1661 , , page 26,
- Throwing stones at the bus is another example of your obnoxious behaviour.
- To begin then with his Experiment of the burning Wood, it seems to me to be obnoxious to not a few considerable Exceptions.