Associations to the word «Vexed»


VEX, verb. (transitive) (now rare) To trouble aggressively, to harass.
VEX, verb. (transitive) To annoy, irritate.
VEX, verb. (transitive) To cause (mental) suffering to; to distress.
VEX, verb. (transitive) (rare) To twist, to weave.
VEX, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To be irritated; to fret.
VEX, verb. (transitive) To toss back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.
VEX, noun. (space) (ESA) Initialism of w:Venus Express.

Dictionary definition

VEX, verb. Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves".
VEX, verb. Disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me".
VEX, verb. Change the arrangement or position of.
VEX, verb. Subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty".
VEX, verb. Be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me".

Wise words

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