noun vex·a·tion \vek-ˈsā-shən\

: the state of being worried or annoyed : irritation or annoyance

: something that worries or annoys you

Full Definition of VEXATION

:  the act of harassing or vexing :  troubling
:  the quality or state of being vexed :  irritation
:  a cause of trouble :  affliction

Examples of VEXATION

  1. the problems and vexations of everyday life
  2. <the repeated vexations guaranteed that she wouldn't get any work done>

First Known Use of VEXATION

15th century


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