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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexedadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    nettled, pissed off, pestered, pissed, peeved, riled, irritated, miffed, stung, harassed, annoyed, roiled, steamed, harried

    Antonyms:
    easy, untroubled

  2. vexedadjective

    causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed

    "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"

    Synonyms:
    harassed, annoyed, pestered, harried

    Antonyms:
    easy, untroubled

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vexedadjective

    Synonyms:
    irritated, plagued, worried, harassed, annoyed, troubled, provoked

  2. vexedadjective

    Synonyms:
    disputed, contested, in dispute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "vexed":

    upset

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How to use vexed in a sentence?

  1. J. F. Boyse:

    If, in instructing a child, you are vexed with it for want of adroitness, try, if you have never tried before, to write with your left hand, and then remember that a child is all left hand.

  2. Sophocles:

    Of no mortal say, 'That man is happy,' till vexed by no grievous ill he pass Life's goal.

  3. Professor Frankum:

    The whole consent issue is quite vexed. People sometimes feel they’re consenting to one thing and it turns out to be something else.

  4. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2:

    From the still-vexed Bermoothes.

  5. William Shakespeare, Romeo, in Romeo and Juliet, act 1, sc. 1.:

    Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs, Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes, Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers’ tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, A choking gall and a preserving sweet.

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