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present participle of peeve
as in irritating
to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts she is constantly peeved by his habit of humming show tunes while she is trying to focus on her work

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“Peeving.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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