Definitions for vexatiousvɛkˈseɪ ʃəs
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causing vexation; annoying.
Origin of vexatious:
annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing(adj)
causing irritation or annoyance
"tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
Causing vexation, annoyance, trouble, or the like; teasing; annoying; troublesome.
Full of trouble or disquiet; harassed; distressed; annoyed; vexed.
He leads a vexatious life. --Sir K. Digby.
causing vexation; agitating; afflictive; annoying; as, a vexatious controversy; a vexatious neighbor
full or vexation, trouble, or disquiet; disturbed
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