Synonyms of vexed in English:


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1‘a vexed expression crossed Louise's face’


annoyed, irritated, angry, irate, furious, incensed, inflamed, enraged, infuriated, maddened, fuming, wrathful, choleric, exasperated, piqued, irked, nettled, ill-humoured, hot-tempered, testy, cross, in a bad mood, in a temper, in high dudgeon, huffy, in a huff, put out, fed up, disgruntled, displeased, dissatisfied, frustrated, resentful

upset, perturbed, fretted, bothered, troubled, worried, agitated, harassed, harried, flustered, distressed

informal aggravated, peeved, miffed, miffy, mad, riled, hacked off, peed off, hot under the collar, foaming at the mouth

British informal browned off, cheesed off, brassed off, not best pleased, narked, eggy

North American informal teed off, ticked off, sore, steamed

West Indian informal vex

vulgar slang pissed off

North American vulgar slang pissed

literary ireful

archaic snuffy, wrath


calm, content

2‘first, there is the vexed issue of what independence means’


disputed, in dispute, contested, in contention, contentious, debated, debatable, open to debate, open to question, questionable, at issue, open to doubt, controversial, moot, unresolved, unsettled, up in the air, undecided, yet to be decided, undetermined, unconcluded, ongoing

problematic, problematical, taxing, knotty, thorny, ticklish, delicate

informal sticky, dicey, hairy, iffy

British informal dodgy


undisputed, resolved