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  • nounirritation
  • nounconcern
  • nounannoyance

synonyms for vexation

  • aggravation
  • agitation
  • annoyance
  • bother
  • chagrin
  • disquiet
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antonyms for vexation

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  • delight
  • happiness
  • joy
  • pleasure
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How to use vexation in a sentence

He scratched his head in vexation, sat down, and as he did so, saw that his coat hung also upon the chair.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He stamped his foot to the ground in vexation, and recurred to his original determination.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Garnache need not plague himself with vexation that his rash temper alone had wrought his ruin now.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Rabecque swore angrily and bitterly, and his vexation had two entirely separate sources.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Mrs. Chester promptly obeyed, surprised by the mingled mirth and vexation expressed by her husband's face.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
He stole to his window and lent an ear, but the voices were receding, and to his vexation he caught nothing of what was said.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
I think still papa would say it was your happy contented temper that made you find no vexation.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
To-morrow came and went, and De Valmont held aloof, half to Mary's satisfaction, half to her vexation.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
“The idea of buying off a thrashing from a big bully,” he exclaimed, stamping with his feet in very vexation.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
It was an additional vexation to feel sure that his manner did not make a favourable impression.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VEXATION

  • abuse
  • backhanded compliment
  • brickbat
  • dirty deed
  • indignity
  • injury
  • left-handed compliment
  • offense
  • outrage
  • provocation
  • put down
  • slap
  • slap in the face
  • slight
  • slur
  • vexation
  • wrong
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.