vexation
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /vɛkˈseɪʃən/
Noun

vexation

  1. The act of annoying, vexing, or irritating.
  2. The state of being vexed or irritated.
    • 1919, W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, chapter 55
      He gave the doctor a look of vexation. He was surprised to see him, and resented the intrusion.
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