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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 of 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]