Definition for vexed (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of vex
Examples from the Web for vexed
For weeks since our pilgrimage, the furious debate over the Ground Zero mosque has vexed me.
In 1911 naval policy was, for the first time, one of the vexed questions in a general election.All Afloat|William Wood
The young man was still less disposed to be vexed with Wolf for his delay when Barbara appeared in Ursel's room.Barbara Blomberg, Complete|Georg Ebers
"Gilbert Blythe," answered Anne, vexed to find herself blushing.Anne Of Green Gables|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Let my sorrowing soul and my vexed bones again rejoice, for with Thee there is mercy and plenteous redemption.Morning and Evening Prayers for All Days of the Week|John Habermann
This was something of a damper to us, and the captain looked not a little mortified and vexed.
British Dictionary definitions for vexed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for vexed (2 of 2)
Word Origin for vex
Word Origin and History for vexed (1 of 2)
mid-15c., past participle adjective from vex. Phrase vexed question attested from 1848.