Synonyms and Antonyms of vexation
1 the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another the repeated vexations guaranteed that she wouldn't get any work done Synonyms of vexation aggravation, bedevilment, botheration, bothering, bugging, disturbance, harassment, harrying, importunity, pestering, teasing, annoyanceWords Related to vexation aggro [British], molestation, offense (or offence), persecution, provocation, torment, torture; devilment, devilry, mischief
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 Synonyms of vexation aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, exasperation, frustration, grief, irritation, pip [chiefly British], annoyanceWords Related to vexation agitation, discomfort, displeasure, distress, disturbance, upset; irritability, irritableness, peeve, perturbation, pet, pique, resentment, snappishness, trouble; anger, angriness, chafe, dander, dudgeon, gall, huff, indignation, irateness, ire, outrage, umbrageNear Antonyms of vexation delight, pleasure
3 something that is a source of irritation add cell phones to the list of vexations that theatergoers have to contend with Synonyms of vexation aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, bugbear, exasperation, frustration, hair shirt, hassle, headache, inconvenience, irk, irritant, nuisance, peeve, pest, rub, ruffle, thorn, trial, annoyanceWords Related to vexation discomfort, fleabite, pinprick; affront, insult, offense (or offence); upset, worry; affliction, albatross, burden, cross, curse, menace, millstone, plague, sore; anxiety, plight, predicament, tribulation, trouble; hang-up, pet peeve, problem; annoyer, disturber, harasser, mischief, offender; pandora's boxNear Antonyms of vexation delight, joy, pleasure
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