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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Causing irritation or annoyance.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : a vexatious situation
  • These may be termed vexatious; still the death of the king, by saving them from the consequences his ambition would naturally have entailed on them, may be reckoned a...
  • This was a "vexatious" outcome, according to Sebastian Guistinian.
  • But its investigation also rejected Merryday's finding that the decision to charge the Aisenbergs had been "vexatious" or undertaken in "bad faith." for more
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