Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun vexation

4 senses of vexation

Sense 1
annoyance, chafe, vexation -- (anger produced by some annoying irritation)
       => anger, choler, ire -- (a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance)

Sense 2
irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration -- (the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed)
       => psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition -- ((psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state")

Sense 3
concern, worry, headache, vexation -- (something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry")
       => negative stimulus -- (a stimulus with undesirable consequences)

Sense 4
annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation -- (the act of troubling or annoying someone)
       => mistreatment -- (the practice of treating (someone or something) badly; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother")

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