Definitions for vexationvɛkˈseɪ ʃən
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annoyance, chafe, vexation(noun)
anger produced by some annoying irritation
irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration(noun)
the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
concern, worry, headache, vexation(noun)
something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
"New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation(noun)
the act of troubling or annoying someone
The act of annoying, vexing, or irritating.
The state of being vexed or irritated.
Origin: From vex + -ation
the act of vexing, or the state of being vexed; agitation; disquiet; trouble; irritation
the cause of trouble or disquiet; affliction
a harassing by process of law; a vexing or troubling, as by a malicious suit
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.
There is not much less vexation in the government of a private family than in the managing of an entire state.
Envy is a vice that would pose a man to tell what it should be liked for. Other vices we assume for that we falsely suppose they bring us either pleasure, profit, or honour. But in envy who is it can find any of these? Instead of pleasure, we vex and gall ourselves. Like cankered brass, it only eats itself, nay, discolours and renders it noisome. When some one told Agis that those of his neighbour?s family did envy him, ?Why, then,? says he, ?they have a double vexation?one, with their own evil, the other, at my prosperity.?
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