Meaning: (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
"This is a great nuisance," said the Doctor.
The dove had no dignity; he was so effusive he was a nuisance.
At best he was a loafer and a nuisance; at worst he was the Terror of Quicksand.
It is a great nuisance, a loss that maims the whole life,--a misfortune to be much regretted.
My father found me a nuisance, and put me through the mill, and I can never forget it particularly the evenings."
He had long grown a nuisance to his friends as an exorbitant sponge upon them, and the world was well rid of him.
The miners found what the great banks have always found, that the presence of unused gold is a nuisance and a curse.
"My dear," said Mr. Grey, "you cannot get rid of the gnats of the world. They will buzz and sting and be a nuisance.
If he can squirm in anywhere where he particularly is not wanted, and be a perfect nuisance, and make people mad, and have things thrown at his head, then he feels his day has not been wasted.
I will say that one who cannot understand the wag of a dog's tail, the wistful gaze of the eye, the quick lifting of the ears, the cautious raising of a foot, and above all, treat his dog as a friend, need expect his dog to be but little else than a nuisance on the trap line.