Definitions for vexedvɛkst
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
much discussed or disputed:
a vexed question.
Origin of vexed:
annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexed(adj)
troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
"harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"
causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed
"the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"
annoyed, irritated or distressed
She became more and more vexed as she struggled to cope with the demands of the job.
much debated, discussed or disputed
the vexed question of whether or not to kiss on a first date
annoyed; harassed; troubled
much debated or contested; causing discussion; as, a vexed question