What is another word for vexations?

Pronunciation: [vɛksˈe͡ɪʃənz] (IPA)

Vexations is a word that refers to things that irritate or bother someone. Synonyms for this word include irritants, annoyances, frustrations, aggravations, and hassles. These words all describe something that causes someone to feel annoyed, angry, or inconvenienced. Other synonyms for vexations include nuisances, troubles, disturbances, headaches, and dilemma. Each of these words has a slightly different nuance, but they all refer to something that is troubling or irritating. Knowing synonyms for vexations can be helpful when trying to express irritation or frustration in a more specific way.

What are the hypernyms for Vexations?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Vexations

At length, the doctor's vexations on this head were brought to a crisis.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
Indeed, the little man had been rendered more than usually irritable lately, in consequence of various cares and vexations which his country estate had brought upon him.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
He walked calmly upon his way wrapped in the majesty of his great thoughts, oblivious to the vexations of the world's cynicism.
"The Law and the Word"
Thomas Troward

Famous quotes with Vexations

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    Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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