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vex·ing

vexing

 
pronunciation:
vek sIng
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing vexation; irritating; perplexing.
An insect infestation in one's home can be a vexing problem.Choosing which of the two employees to lay off was a vexing dilemma for the boss.
similar words:
aggravating, exasperating, frustrating, tiresome, troubling
derivation: vexingly (adv.)