vexed

adjective \ ˈvekst \

Definition of vexed

:debated or discussed at length
  • a vexed question

Examples of vexed in a Sentence

  1. She was feeling somewhat vexed.

  2. my dog was clearly vexed with me for having been gone all week, and hardly greeted me when I came home

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First Known Use of vexed

1657


VEXED Defined for English Language Learners

vexed

adjective

Definition of vexed for English Language Learners

  • : difficult and frustrating to deal with

  • : annoyed or worried



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