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Definition of vexed:

  1. Annoyed; harassed; troubled.
  2. causing irritation or annoyance; " tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; " aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; " found it galling to have to ask permission"; " an irritating delay"; " nettlesome paperwork"; " a pesky mosquito"; " swarms of pestering gnats"; " a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; " a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; " a vexatious child"; " it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
  3. Much debated or contested; causing discussion; as, a vexed question.
  4. troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; " harassed working mothers"; " a harried expression"; " her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; " the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"

Synonyms:

difficult, harassed, nettled, pissed off, confused, pissed, annoyed, steamed, riled, harried, roiled, pestered, troubled, hard.

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