Definitions for vexedvɛkst
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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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
From the still-vexed Bermoothes.
Of no mortal say, 'That man is happy,' till vexed by no grievous ill he pass Life's goal.
If, in instructing a child, you are vexed with it for want of adroitness, try, if you have never tried before, to write with your left hand, and then remember that a child is all left hand.
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs, Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes, Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers’ tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, A choking gall and a preserving sweet.
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