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vexatious

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adjective vex·a·tious \-shəs\

Definition of vexatious

  1. 1 a :  causing vexation :  distressing <vexatious delays> b :  intended to harass <a vexatious lawsuit>

  2. 2 :  full of disorder or stress :  troubled <a vexatious period in her life>

vexatiously

adverb

vexatiousness

noun


Examples of vexatious in a sentence

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



1534

First Known Use of vexatious

1534


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vexatious

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adjective vex·a·tious \vek-ˈsā-shəs\

Legal Definition of vexatious

  1. :  lacking a sufficient ground and serving only to annoy or harass when viewed objectively <disciplined the attorney for engaging in vexatious litigation>




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