Vexation

Definition of Vexation

Vex`a´tion
n.1.The act of vexing, or the state of being vexed; agitation; disquiet; trouble; irritation.
Passions too violent . . . afford us nothing but vexation and pain.
- Sir W. Temple.
Those who saw him after a defeat looked in vain for any trace of vexation.
- Macaulay.
2.The cause of trouble or disquiet; affliction.
Your children were vexation to your youth.
- Shak.
3.A harassing by process of law; a vexing or troubling, as by a malicious suit.

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