Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
An example of vexation is a delayed plane when you have a connection to make.
- a vexing or being vexed
- something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
Origin of vexationMiddle English vexacion from Middle French from Classical Latin vexatio
- The condition of being vexed; annoyance: frowned in vexation.
- A source of irritation or annoyance: could no longer bear the vexations of the job.
From vex + -ation