Definition of VEXATION

the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another <the repeated vexations guaranteed that she wouldn't get any work done>
the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts <he suppressed his rising vexation and answered as politely as he could>
Near Antonyms delight, pleasure
something that is a source of irritation <add cell phones to the list of vexations that theatergoers have to contend with>
Near Antonyms delight, joy, pleasure

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