Word of the Day: Vexation

vexation

vex-a-tion / vĕk--shən

 

noun

1. irritation; the state of being annoyed or irritated

A state of affairs which leads to daily vexation is not the right state.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749 – 1832

 

2. a cause of trouble or disquiet; a nuisance

Vexations, duly borne, Are but as trials, which heaven’s love to man Sends for his good. 

Italian Proverb