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- In truth,"- he added, " I have had some vexatious things perplexing me today, which must excuse my being so dull and disagreeable." - "Christian's Mistake", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
- This would have been vexatious to the statesman had not his mind been wholly occupied in considering how this unexpected event could be made most profitable to himself, and also to his master, whom he served with loyal devotion. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- During the summer of 1601, Raleigh became involved in a vexatious quarrel between certain of his own Dorsetshire servants. - "Raleigh", Edmund Gosse.