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