vexed

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English vexed, vexede, vexit, vixid, equivalent to vex +‎ -ed.

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Adjective[edit]

vexed (comparative more vexed, superlative most vexed)

  1. annoyed, irritated or distressed
    She became more and more vexed as she struggled to cope with the demands of the job.
    • 1990, Terry Pratchett, Eric, p. 72
      He would be left in no doubt that they were annoyed. He might even go so far as to deduce that they were quite vexed.
  2. much debated, discussed or disputed
    • 2004, Mary Stieber, The Poetics of Appearance in the Attic Korai
      I leave aside the vexed questions about whether one or two peploi were woven and presented to Athena during the Greater (every four years) and Lesser (every year) Panathenaic festivals []

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Verb[edit]

vexed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of vex

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