Vex*a"tious (?), a. [See Vexation.]
Causing vexation; agitating; afflictive; annoying; as, a vexatious controversy; a vexatious neighbor.
Full or 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.
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