to be vexed

to be vexed
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  • vexed — [vekst] adj 1.) vexed question/issue/problem etc a complicated problem that has caused a lot of discussion and argument and is difficult to solve vexed question/issue/problem etc of ▪ the vexed question of sexism 2.) [+ at/with] old fashioned… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Vexed — Vexed, a. 1. Annoyed; harassed; troubled. [1913 Webster] 2. Much debated or contested; causing discussion; as, a vexed question. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vexed question — noun A matter greatly debated • • • Main Entry: ↑vex * * * vexed question, a question causing difficulty and debate: »The situation of little magazines is so bound up with vexed questions of cultural ecoomics and with wider questions about… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vexed — [ vekst ] adjective 1. ) full of difficulties: PROBLEMATIC: the vexed question of the national minimum wage 2. ) OLD FASHIONED annoyed, confused, or worried …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vexed — (adj.) mid 15c., pp. adjective from VEX (Cf. vex). Phrase vexed question attested from 1848 …   Etymology dictionary

  • vexed — index aggrieved (harmed), bitter (reproachful) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vexed question — index dilemma, problem Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vexed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) difficult and much debated; problematic. 2) annoyed or worried …   English terms dictionary

  • vexed — adj. (formal) 1) deeply vexed 2) vexed about, at, with (we were vexed at the mix up) 3) vexed to + inf. (they were vexed to learn of the delay) * * * at with (we were vexed at the mix up) (formal) deeply vexed vexed about vexed to + inf. (they… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Vexed — Vex Vex, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vexed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vexing}.] [F. vexer, L. vexare, vexatum, to vex, originally, to shake, toss, in carrying, v. intens. fr. vehere, vectum, to carry. See {Vehicle}.] 1. To to?s back and forth; to agitate; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vexed — [[t]ve̱kst[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A vexed problem or question is very difficult and causes people a lot of trouble. → See also vex European Community ministers have begun work on the vexed issue of economic union... Later Mr Moi raised the… …   English dictionary


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