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 aggravation, bedevilment, botheration, bothering, bugging, disturbance, harassment, harrying, importunity, pestering, teasing, annoyanceRelated Words 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 aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, exasperation, frustration, grief, irritation, pip [chiefly British], annoyanceRelated Words 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 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 aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, bugbear, exasperation, frustration, hair shirt, hassle, headache, inconvenience, irk, irritant, nuisance, peeve, pest, rub, ruffle, thorn, trial, annoyanceRelated Words 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 delight, joy, pleasure
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