vexing

Anything vexing is bothersome or annoying. The noise of a car alarm is extremely vexing to everyone around.

To be vexed is to be irritated or exasperated, so anything vexing creates irritation or exasperation. A splitting headache is vexing. A talkative neighbor can be vexing. Filling out a form is usually vexing. If you're trying to get somewhere and there's traffic, that's a vexing situation. Unfortunately, life is full of vexing situations.

Definitions of vexing
1

adj extremely annoying or displeasing

Synonyms:
exasperating, infuriating, maddening
displeasing
causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities

adj causing irritation or annoyance

“it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong”
Synonyms:
annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguey, plaguy, teasing, vexatious
disagreeable
not to your liking

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