vexatious

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adjective vex·a·tious \vek-ˈsā-shəs\

Definition of vexatious

  1. 1a :  causing vexation :  distressing vexatious delaysb :  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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