nettled

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

nettled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of nettle

Adjective[edit]

nettled (comparative more nettled, superlative most nettled)

  1. annoyed; offended
    • Mrs Fitzpatrick was a little nettled at this; and indeed, if it may not be called a lapse of the tongue, it was a small deviation from politeness in Jones, and into which he scarce would have fallen, had not the delight he felt in praising Sophia hurried him out of all reflection; for this commendation of one cousin was more than a tacit rebuke on the other.