Definitions for vexationvɛkˈseɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vex•a•tionvɛkˈseɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of vexing.

  2. the state of being vexed; irritation; annoyance.

  3. something that vexes; a cause of annoyance.

Origin of vexation:

1350–1400; ME < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoyance, chafe, vexation(noun)

    anger produced by some annoying irritation

  2. irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration(noun)

    the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

  3. 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"

  4. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation(noun)

    the act of troubling or annoying someone

Wiktionary

  1. vexation(Noun)

    The act of annoying, vexing, or irritating.

  2. vexation(Noun)

    The state of being vexed or irritated.

  3. Origin: From vex + -ation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vexation(noun)

    the act of vexing, or the state of being vexed; agitation; disquiet; trouble; irritation

  2. Vexation(noun)

    the cause of trouble or disquiet; affliction

  3. Vexation(noun)

    a harassing by process of law; a vexing or troubling, as by a malicious suit


Translations for vexation

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

vexation(noun)

the state of being vexed.

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