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gall·ing

 (gô′lĭng)
adj.
Causing extreme irritation or chagrin; vexing: a galling delay; a galling setback to their plans.

gall′ing·ly adv.

galling

(ˈɡɔːlɪŋ)
adj
1. irritating, exasperating, or bitterly humiliating
2. obsolete rubbing painfully; chafing
ˈgallingly adv

gall•ing

(ˈgɔ lɪŋ)

adj.
irritating; vexing.
[1640–50]
gall′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.galling - causing irritation or annoyancegalling - 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"
disagreeable - not to your liking; "a disagreeable situation"

galling

adjective annoying, provoking, irritating, aggravating (informal), disturbing, humiliating, maddening, exasperating, vexing, displeasing, rankling, irksome, vexatious, nettlesome It was especially galling to be criticised by this scoundrel.

galling

adjective
Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations:
Translations

galling

[ˈgɔːlɪŋ] ADJmortificante

galling

[ˈgɔːlɪŋ] adjirritant(e)

galling

adjäußerst ärgerlich; experienceäußerst unangenehm; personunausstehlich; this was especially galling for himdas hat ihn besonders geärgert

galling

[ˈgɔːlɪŋ] adj (irritating) → seccante, irritante; (humiliating) → umiliante
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LEWIS Hamilton was left to reect on arguably one of the greatest drives of his Formula One career, even though victory in a dramatic German Grand Prix gallingly belonged to title rival Nico Rosberg.