Definitions for vexedvɛkst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. irritated; annoyed.

  2. much discussed or disputed:

    a vexed question.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. vexed(adj)

    causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed

    "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"


  1. vexed(Adjective)

    annoyed, irritated or distressed

    She became more and more vexed as she struggled to cope with the demands of the job.

  2. vexed(Adjective)

    much debated, discussed or disputed

    the vexed question of whether or not to kiss on a first date

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vexed

    of Vex

  2. Vexed(adj)

    annoyed; harassed; troubled

  3. Vexed(adj)

    much debated or contested; causing discussion; as, a vexed question


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