VEXATION: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for VEXATION?

Need another word that means the same as “vexation”? Find 33 synonyms and 30 related words for “vexation” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Vexation” are: annoyance, chafe, concern, headache, worry, botheration, irritation, annoying, irritability, exasperation, anger, rage, fury, temper, bad temper, wrath, spleen, chagrin, pique, crossness, indignation, displeasure, discontent, dissatisfaction, disgruntlement, ill humour, peevishness, petulance, testiness, tetchiness, gall, resentment, umbrage

Vexation as a Noun

Definitions of "Vexation" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “vexation” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • Anger produced by some annoying irritation.
  • The state of being annoyed, frustrated, or worried.
  • The act of troubling or annoying someone.
  • Something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness.
  • The psychological state of being irritated or annoyed.
  • A cause of annoyance, frustration, or worry.

Synonyms of "Vexation" as a noun (33 Words)

angerBelligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins.
I was seething with anger and frustration.
annoyanceSomething or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness.
The Council found him an annoyance.
annoyingThe act of troubling or annoying someone.
bad temperThat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency.
botherationThe psychological state of being irritated or annoyed.
He has caused us a deal of unnecessary botheration.
chafeAnger produced by some annoying irritation.
He had a nasty chafe on his knee.
chagrinStrong feelings of embarrassment.
To my chagrin he was nowhere to be seen.
concernSomething or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness.
Housing is the concern of the Housing Executive.
crossnessAn irritable petulant feeling.
discontentA longing for something better than the present situation.
Voters voiced discontent with both parties.
disgruntlementLack of satisfaction; annoyance.
The survey pointed to widespread disgruntlement over recent pay rises.
displeasureA feeling of annoyance or disapproval.
He started hanging around the local pubs much to the displeasure of his mother.
dissatisfactionLack of satisfaction.
He was never slow to express his dissatisfaction with the service he received.
exasperationAn exasperated feeling of annoyance.
She rolled her eyes in exasperation.
fury(classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals.
Tears of fury and frustration.
gallAn animal s gall bladder.
The bank had the gall to demand a fee.
headacheA continuous pain in the head.
I ve got a splitting headache.
ill humourAn often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining.
indignationA feeling of righteous anger.
The letter filled Lucy with indignation.
irritabilityAn irritable petulant feeling.
Symptoms include insomnia and irritability.
irritationUnfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment.
Some chemicals cause a direct irritation to the skin leading to dermatitis.
peevishnessAn irritable petulant feeling.
petulanceAn irritable petulant feeling.
A slight degree of petulance had crept into his voice.
piqueA sudden outburst of anger.
He left in a fit of pique.
rageAn interest followed with exaggerated zeal.
She fell into a rage and refused to answer.
resentmentBitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.
Some people harbour resentments going back many years.
spleenA large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses.
He could vent his spleen on the institutions which had duped him.
temperThe degree of hardness and elasticity in steel or other metal.
Drew had walked out in a temper.
testinessFeeling easily irritated.
tetchinessFeeling easily irritated.
umbrageOffence or annoyance.
She took umbrage at his remarks.
worryThe state of being anxious and troubled over actual or potential problems.
His worry over the prospect of being fired.
wrathIntense anger (usually on an epic scale.
He hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father s wrath.

Usage Examples of "Vexation" as a noun

  • Jenna bit her lip in vexation.
  • The vexations of life under canvas.

Associations of "Vexation" (30 Words)

aggravateExasperate or irritate.
This drug aggravates the pain.
aggravationAnnoyance or exasperation.
The whole business has caused me a lot of aggravation.
annoyCause annoyance in disturb especially by minor irritations.
A gallant Saxon who annoyed this Coast.
annoyanceAnger produced by some annoying irritation.
Some people like to irritate us with trivial annoyances.
annoyingThe act of troubling or annoying someone.
Tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork.
beleaguerCause problems or difficulties for.
Our leaders decided to beleaguer the city.
bother(of a circumstance or event) worry, disturb, or upset (someone.
Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me.
bothersomeCausing irritation or annoyance.
Most childhood stomach aches though bothersome aren t serious.
chagrinAnnoyance or distress at having failed or been humiliated.
To my chagrin he was nowhere to be seen.
discomfortThe state of being tense and feeling pain.
The discomforts of air travel.
distressBring into difficulties or distress especially financial hardship.
Vessels in distress on or near the coast.
disturbMove deeply.
Don t disturb the patient s wounds by moving him too rapidly.
frustrationThe prevention of the progress, success, or fulfilment of something.
Tears of frustration rolled down her cheeks.
headacheSomething or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness.
I ve got a splitting headache.
inconvenienceTo cause inconvenience or discomfort to.
Noise and fumes from traffic would inconvenience residents.
indignationA feeling of righteous anger.
The letter filled Lucy with indignation.
irkIrritate or vex.
It irks her to think of the runaround she received.
irritationThe neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland.
Some chemicals cause a direct irritation to the skin leading to dermatitis.
nuisance(law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive.
I hope you re not going to make a nuisance of yourself.
offendHurt the feelings of.
The smell of ash offended him.
peeveCause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful.
That was the one thing that peeved him.
peskyCausing trouble; annoying.
A pesky younger brother.
pesterTrouble or annoy (someone) with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions.
She constantly pestered him with telephone calls.
piqueA feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one’s pride.
With his scientific curiosity piqued he was looking forward to being able to analyse his find.
rileMake (water) turbulent or muddy.
He d been drinking sweet clear water from a well and now that water had been muddied and riled.
troubleTake the trouble to do something concern oneself.
He wanted to die and end his troubles.
uncomfortableConducive to or feeling mental discomfort.
He began to feel uncomfortable at the man s hard stare.
vexChange the arrangement or position of.
Vex the subject of the death penalty.
vexingCausing annoyance, frustration, or worry.
It is vexing to have to admit you are wrong.
worryBe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy.
There was no need to worry her.

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