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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>

vex·a·tious·ly adverb
vex·a·tious·ness noun


Examples of vexatious

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



1534

First Known Use of vexatious

1534


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