Word of the Day: Vexation


vex-a-tion / vĕk--shən



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