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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vex·a·tious /-ʃəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vex·a·tious a.
 1. Causing vexation; agitating; afflictive; annoying; as, a vexatious controversy; a vexatious neighbor.  “Continual vexatious wars.”
 2. Full of vexation, trouble, or disquiet; disturbed.
    He leads a vexatious life.   --Sir K. Digby.
 Vexatious suit Law, a suit commenced for the purpose of giving trouble, or without cause.
 -- Vex*a*tious*ly, adv. -- Vex*a*tious*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm
            on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is
            particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it
            galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating
            delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito";
            "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled
            safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought
            annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to
            have to admit you are wrong" [syn: annoying, bothersome,
             galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering,
             pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexing]