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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexedadjective

    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. vexedadjective

    causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed

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


  1. vexedadjective

    annoyed, irritated or distressed

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

  2. vexedadjective

    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. Vexedadjective

    annoyed; harassed; troubled

  3. Vexedadjective

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

Rap Dictionary

  1. vexedverb

    Very angry.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vexed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vexed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of vexed in a Sentence

  1. Prafull Sakulani:

    If covid vaccine is not slow poison for mass genocide, then 1) Why politicians and their family members have not got themselves vexed but asking general public to take jab 2) Why bosses and board officials of corporate companies have not got themselves vaccinated but forced their juniors workers to take vaccine 3) Why media house owners did not take vaccine but asked their peons and lower staffs to take it 4) Why chiefs of medical fraternity did not take jab but foot workers were made to take it first 5) Why so much covid fear is being spread by media and via trending twitter Are people so much dumbasses that they can't see all this drama and accept weekendcurfew type atrocity #Novaccinemandate #NoMask #NoLockdown #NoWeekendCurfew #StopCovidDrama #BoycottAllNewsChannel

  2. J. F. Boyse:

    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.

  3. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2:

    From the still-vexed Bermoothes.

  4. Professor Frankum:

    There are ways of creating educational images for patients that don’t involve live streaming potentially vulnerable individuals, the whole consent issue is quite vexed. People sometimes feel they’re consenting to one thing and it turns out to be something else.

  5. William Shakespeare, Romeo, in Romeo and Juliet, act 1, sc. 1.:

    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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