vexed

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adjective \ˈvekst\

Definition of vexed

  1. :  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>

1657

First Known Use of vexed

1657


VEXED Defined for English Language Learners

vexed

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adjective \ˈvekst\

Definition of vexed for English Language Learners

  • : difficult and frustrating to deal with

  • : annoyed or worried



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