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1 the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another
  • the repeated vexations guaranteed that she wouldn't get any work done

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2 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

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3 something that is a source of irritation
  • add cell phones to the list of vexations that theatergoers have to contend with

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The first known use of vexation was in the 15th century

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“Vexation.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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