Origin of vexed
verb (used with object)
Origin of vex
Synonyms for vex
Antonyms for vex
Examples from the Web for vexed
Contemporary Examples of vexed
For weeks since our pilgrimage, the furious debate over the Ground Zero mosque has vexed me.A Muslim Questions the Mosque
Asra Q. Nomani
August 10, 2010
Historical Examples of vexed
Master was vexed and anxious—almost angry, and yet full of solicitude.To be Read at Dusk
"Mother, don't be vexed with a fellow," he said more gently.
He was not vexed that he had made her cry, but vexed that she cried.
Don't be vexed at what I say; I know you advise for my good; but you do not know how I feel in this matter.Life in London
He was vexed with the young volunteer and vexed with himself.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
Word Origin for vex
mid-15c., past participle adjective from vex. Phrase vexed question attested from 1848.