vexatious


vex·a·tious

adjective \-shəs\

Definition of VEXATIOUS

1
a :  causing vexation :  distressing <vexatious delays>
b :  intended to harass <a vexatious lawsuit>
2
:  full of disorder or stress :  troubled <a vexatious period in her life>
vex·a·tious·ly adverb
vex·a·tious·ness noun

Examples of VEXATIOUS

  1. <those vexatious phone calls from telemarketers during the dinner hour>

First Known Use of VEXATIOUS

1534

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