Vexatious Vex*a"tious, a. [See {Vexation}.] 1. Causing vexation; agitating; afflictive; annoying; as, a vexatious controversy; a vexatious neighbor. ``Continual vexatious wars.'' --South. [1913 Webster]

2. Full or vexation, trouble, or disquiet; disturbed. [1913 Webster]

He leads a vexatious life. --Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster]

{Vexatious suit} (Law), a suit commenced for the purpose of giving trouble, or without cause. [1913 Webster] -- {Vex*a"tious*ly}, adv. -- {Vex*a"tious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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