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Noun vexation has 4 senses
  1. annoyance, chafe, vexation - anger produced by some annoying irritation
    --1 is a kind of anger, choler, ire
    --1 has particulars:
     pique, temper, irritation; frustration; aggravation, exasperation; harassment, torment; displeasure
  2. irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
    --2 is a kind of psychological state, mental state
    --2 has particulars:
     bummer; huff, miff, seeing red; pinprick; restlessness, impatience; snit
    Derived form: verb vex1
  3. concern, worry, headache, vexation - something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
    --3 is a kind of negative stimulus
    --3 has particulars:
     bugaboo; burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus; business
    Derived form: verb vex2
  4. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation - the act of troubling or annoying someone
    --4 is a kind of mistreatment
    --4 has particulars: exasperation; red flag
    Derived form: verb vex1
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