vexation

Part of speech: noun

The act of vexing, or the state of being vexed.

Part of speech: noun

That which vexes.

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Usage examples "vexation":

  1. The woman bit her lips with vexation. - "The Girl of the Golden West", David Belasco.
  2. All vanity; and vexation of spirit! - "The Duke's Children", Anthony Trollope.
  3. " I'm sorry," said the investigator, a look of vexation upon his face. - "Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist", John T. McIntyre.