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Definition of Vexation

Vexation

  1. The act of vexing, or the state of being vexed; agitation; disquiet; trouble; irritation.
  2. The cause of trouble or disquiet; affliction.
  3. A harassing by process of law; a vexing or troubling, as by a malicious suit.

Vexation Quotations

There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation.
Francois Rabelais

Whoever lives in Berlin note, and doesn't die of Liberalism, will never die of vexation!
Ferdinand Lassalle

I declare I would rather be a kitten and cry, 'Mew!' than live as I see many of my female acquaintances do, tearing each other's characters to pieces, and wearing out their lives in vanity and vexation of spirit.
Jane Welsh Carlyle

There is not much less vexation in the government of a private family than in the managing of an entire state.
Michel de Montaigne

What is the life of man! Is it not to shift from side to side? From sorrow to sorrow? To button up one cause of vexation! And unbutton another!
Laurence Sterne
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Vexation Translations

vexation in Italian is rancore, nonostante
vexation in Spanish is animosidad
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