Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: vexed
IPA transcription: [v'ɛkst]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: vexed
    Meaning: causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times"
  • Synonyms: annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexed
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • Fancy how vexed Drakestail was!
  • This vexed Pussy extremely, and he said,
  • I'm sorry we vexed you at the bazaar to-day.'
  • Roger was vexed, but he continued to maintain his calm manner.
  • "Tell me frankly, you were vexed at getting my letter, and you didn't believe me?"
  • 'WHY do you say "feather" so often?' Alice asked at last, rather vexed. 'I'm not a bird!'
  • At the same time, the jealous spirit still vexed her, and now more vigorous exorcising was employed.
  • I am sure Maria Perry has no gift at teaching little children, and I feel quite vexed and disappointed.
  • She wondered if he disliked Will being there; or if he were vexed to find that she had not got further on with her work.
  • Winterbourne was impatient to see her again, and he was vexed with himself that, by instinct, he should not appreciate her justly.