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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Net·tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nettled p. pr. & vb. n. Nettling ] To fret or sting; to irritate or vex; to cause to experience sensations of displeasure or uneasiness not amounting to violent anger.
    The princes were so nettled at the scandal of this affront, that every man took it to himself.   --L'Estrange.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture";
            "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved
            about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her
            snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the
            delay" [syn: annoyed, irritated, miffed, peeved,
             pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled, steamed,