vexed


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vexed

 (vĕkst)
adj.
1. Irritated, distressed, or annoyed: the vexed parents of an unruly teenager.
2. Persistently unresolved or much debated: a vexed question.

vexed

(vɛkst)
adj
1. annoyed, confused, or agitated
2. much debated and discussed (esp in the phrase a vexed question)
vexedly adv
ˈvexedness n

vexed

(vɛkst)

adj.
1. irritated; annoyed.
2. much discussed or disputed: a vexed question.
[1400–50]
vex′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vexed - troubled persistently especially with petty annoyancesvexed - 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"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
2.vexed - causing difficulty in finding an answer or solutionvexed - causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"
difficult, hard - not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"

vexed

adjective
1. annoyed, upset, irritated, worried, troubled, bothered, confused, disturbed, distressed, provoked, put out, fed up, tormented, pissed (Brit, Austral., & N.Z. slang), harassed, aggravated (informal), afflicted, agitated, ruffled, exasperated, perplexed, nettled, pissed off (taboo slang), miffed (informal), displeased, riled, peeved (informal), hacked off (U.S. slang), out of countenance He was vexed by the art establishment's rejection of his work.
2. controversial, disputed, contested, moot, much debated, hot-button (informal) Later the minister raised the vexed question of refugees.
Translations
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vexed

[vekst] ADJ
1. (= angry) → enfadado, enojado (LAm)
to be vexed (with sb) (about sth)estar enfadado or (LAm) enojado (con algn) (por algo)
to get vexed (with sb) (about sth)enfadarse or (LAm) enojarse (con algn) (por algo)
in a vexed toneen tono ofendido, en tono de enojo
2. [question] → reñido, controvertido
3. (= puzzled) → perplejo, confuso

vexed

[ˈvɛkst] adj
(= annoyed) [person] → vexé(e)
(= thorny) [question, issue] → controversé(e)

vexed

adj
(= annoyed)verärgert; to be vexed with somebodymit jdm böse sein, auf jdn ärgerlich sein; to be vexed about somethingsich über etw (acc)ärgern; to be/get vexedärgerlich or wütend sein/werden
questionviel diskutiert, schwierig

vexed

[vɛkst] adj
a.irritato/a
to be/get vexed (with sb about sth) → essere irritato/a/irritarsi (con qn per qc)
b. (question) → controverso/a, dibattuto/a
References in classic literature ?
She felt positively vexed with her for getting better from the very moment her letter was sent off.
When you came, perhaps in drink, and bade the porters go to the police station and asked about the blood, I was vexed that they let you go and took you for drunken.
Jupiter, vexed at his request because he was not satisfied with his size and strength of body, and desired yet more, not only refused to give him horns, but even deprived him of a portion of his ears.
Heating is the contrary of cooling, being heated of being cooled, being glad of being vexed.
A nothing vexed him; and suspected slights of his authority nearly threw him into fits.
Well, listen," said Valentine, throwing herself on her knees, and putting her arm round her grandfather's neck, "I am vexed, too, for I do not love M.
The sight of Mrs Clay in such favour, and of Anne so overlooked, was a perpetual provocation to her there; and vexed her as much when she was away, as a person in Bath who drinks the water, gets all the new publications, and has a very large acquaintance, has time to be vexed.
I'm sorry I've vexed you; but I'm GLAD I told her just what I did.
Whether it would have done any good can never be settled now, but I am excessively vexed that Sir Reginald should know anything of a matter which we foresaw would make him so uneasy.
slowly it floats more and more away, the water round it torn and splashed by the insatiate sharks, and the air above vexed with rapacious flights of screaming fowls, whose beaks are like so many insulting poniards in the whale.
Nay, I am not angry, my beloved; I am only vexed to think that I should have written to you in such stupid, flowery phraseology.
Kit was for a moment disposed to be vexed by this contradiction, and not the less so from having anticipated it in his own mind and knowing how just it was.