What does vexing mean?

Definitions for vexing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exasperating, infuriating, maddening, vexing(adj)

    extremely annoying or displeasing

    "his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating"; "I've had an exasperating day"; "her infuriating indifference"; "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"

  2. 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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vexing

    of Vex


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vexing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vexing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.

  2. William Shakespeare, "King John", Act 3 scene 4:

    Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.

  3. John Kasich:

    I'm going to bring back $14 billion of Ohio money back to Ohio so we can deal with some of our vexing problems.

  4. John Stephenson:

    You would hope for a bit better snap back, but there's nothing on the growth front, so that's the big vexing question right now: where's the growth and when's it going to come? until we see an indication that (global growth) is getting much worse, which would not be good for markets, or we see it getting much better, I think we're essential range bound.

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