What is another word for vexing?

Synonyms for vexing
vex·ing

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word vexing.

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. exasperating, infuriating, maddening, vexingadjective

    extremely annoying or displeasing

    "his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating"; "I've had an exasperating day"; "her infuriating indifference"; "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"

    Synonyms:
    nettlesome, annoying, maddening, irritating, galling, teasing, plaguy, bothersome, exasperating, aggravating, plaguey, pestiferous, vexatious, pesky, pestering, exacerbating, infuriating

    Antonyms:
    pleasing, agreeable

  2. annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexingadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    irritating, exasperating, corruptive, pestilential, petulant, bothersome, mocking, galling, pestilent, cranky, perversive, pesky, scratchy, pestiferous, pettish, nettlesome, dirty, painful, irritable, plaguey, quizzical, peevish, irritative, plaguy, maddening, infuriating, annoying, tetchy, testy, fractious, techy, vexatious, pestering, peckish, teasing

    Antonyms:
    pleasing, agreeable

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "vexing":

    bothersome, irritating, frustrating, irritant

How to pronounce vexing?

How to say vexing in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#4328dirty
#9372painful
#9416annoying
#15738frustrating
#21074teasing
#23970irritating
#26620irritable
#30182cranky
#34388mocking
#34818pesky
#38245aggravating
#44697irritant
#46948bothersome
#59577scratchy
#66520maddening
#70924techy
#74214testy
#74824infuriating
#78530vexing
#80638exacerbating
#89995vexatious
#101981galling
#102921quizzical
#103649petulant
#108040pestering
#111300exasperating
#111963fractious
#112226peevish
#245384pestilent
#264537pestilential
#287350peckish
#299977corruptive
#313326irritative
#323849tetchy

How to use vexing in a sentence?

  1. John Stephenson:

    You would hope for a bit better snap back, but there's nothing on the growth front, so that's the big vexing question right now: where's the growth and when's it going to come? until we see an indication that (global growth) is getting much worse, which would not be good for markets, or we see it getting much better, I think we're essential range bound.

  2. Lindsay Zanno:

    With a lethal combination of bone-crunching bite forces, stereoscopic vision, rapid growth rates, and colossal size, tyrant dinosaurs reigned uncontested for 15 million years leading up to the end-Cretaceous extinction -- but it wasn't always that way, when and how quickly tyrannosaurs went from wallflower to prom king has been vexing paleontologists for a long time. The only way to attack this problem was to get out there and find more data on these rare animals.

  3. John Kasich:

    I'm going to bring back $14 billion of Ohio money back to Ohio so we can deal with some of our vexing problems.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.

  5. Andrew Chang:

    Many countries, including the Andrew Chang, continue to face vexing shortages of PPE, the Results underscore the importance of providing adequate access to PPE and also suggest that systemic racism associated with inequalities to access to PPE likely contribute to the disproportionate risk of infection among minority frontline healthcare workers.


Translations for vexing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for vexing »

Translation

Find a translation for the vexing synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"vexing." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 24 Apr. 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/vexing>.

Discuss these vexing synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for vexing?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    What is the synonym of Altercation?
    A Concur
    B Argument
    C Ignominy
    D Agree

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for vexing: