Disturbing vs Vexing - What's the difference?

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Disturbing is a related term of vexing.

As verbs the difference between disturbing and vexing

is that disturbing is while vexing is .

As an adjective disturbing

is causing distress or worry; upsetting or unsettling.

As a noun vexing is





(en adjective)
  • Causing distress or worry; upsetting or unsettling.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=I corralled the judge, and we started off across the fields, in no very mild state of fear of that gentleman's wife, whose vigilance was seldom relaxed. And thus we came by a circuitous route to Mohair, the judge occupied by his own guilty thoughts, and I by others not less disturbing .}}


  • vexing



  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • vexation
  • * 2002 , Harold Bloom, American Women Poets, 1650-1950
  • Many unkindnesses as well as (one feels) many liberties and general vexings , were required to move her to this.