private nuisance

Definition of "private nuisance"
  1. An interference with an individual's enjoyment or use of property due to irritating, offensive, or obstructive actions, for example, excessive noise or diversion of water onto their property
How to use "private nuisance" in a sentence
  1. The neighbor's loud music late at night was declared a private nuisance.
  2. Illegal gambling happening next door created a private nuisance for the Smith family.
  3. Maria sued her neighbor for private nuisance after he consistently misdirected water into her yard.

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