Pronunciation: (vek-sā'shun), [key]
1. the act of vexing.
2. the state of being vexed; irritation; annoyance: vexation at missing the bus.
3. something that vexes; a cause of annoyance; nuisance: Rush-hour traffic is a daily vexation.
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