vexed

[ vekst ]
/ vɛkst /

adjective

irritated; annoyed: vexed at the slow salesclerks.
much discussed or disputed: a vexed question.
tossed about, as waves.

Origin of vexed

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at vex, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM vexed

vex·ed·ly [vek-sid-lee] /ˈvɛk sɪd li/, adverbvex·ed·ness, nounhalf-vexed, adjectiveun·vexed, adjective
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vexed
/ (vɛkst) /

adjective

annoyed, confused, or agitated
much debated and discussed (esp in the phrase a vexed question)

Derived forms of vexed

vexedly (ˈvɛksɪdlɪ), adverbvexedness, noun
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