VEXATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of vexation
Definition:
n. act of vexing, or state of being vexed; agitation; disquiet; trouble; irritation
Example:
What can we do to lessen her vexation?
Sentence in Classic:
Maria, remembering how confused the gentleman with the greyish moustache had made her, coloured with shame and vexation and disappointment.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
But the peasants were carrying the oats in spades when they might simply let them slide down into the lower granary; and arranging for this to be done, and taking two workmen from there for sowing clover, Levin got over his vexation with the bailiff.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For a second he felt that he was sharing the feeling of Agafea Mihalovna, vexation at their making jam without water, and altogether at the outside Shtcherbatsky element.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But, probably from the mental fatigue he was beginning to feel, he made a blunder in speaking of the trial, and this blunder he recalled several times with vexation.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For a long time Pierre could not understand, but when he did, he jumped up from the sofa, seized Boris under the elbow in his quick, clumsy way, and, blushing far more than Boris, began to speak with a feeling of mingled shame and vexation.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As soon as she began to laugh, or tried to sing by herself, tears choked her: tears of remorse, tears at the recollection of those pure times which could never return, tears of vexation that she should so uselessly have ruined her young life which might have been so happy.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Frowning with vexation at the effort necessary to divest himself of his coat and trousers, the prince undressed, sat down heavily on the bed, and appeared to be meditating as he looked contemptuously at his withered yellow legs.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She never cried from pain or vexation, but always from sorrow or pity, and when she wept her radiant eyes acquired an irresistible charm.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Now, I too had so often thought it a pity, that, in the singular kind of quarrel with myself which I was always carrying on, I was half inclined to shed tears of vexation and distress when Biddy gave utterance to her sentiment and my own.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Nevertheless, either sheer obstinacy or vexation at being parted from their new friends caused the strange team absolutely to refuse to move a leg.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
This example, had it been remembered by the Florentines, might have saved them from all that loss and vexation which they underwent at the hands of the French, at the time King Louis XII.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context