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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Nettle \Net"tle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nettled; p. pr. & vb. n.
To fret or sting; to irritate or vex; to cause to experience
sensations of displeasure or uneasiness not amounting to
The princes were so nettled at the scandal of this
affront, that every man took it to himself.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated
gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing";
"peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her
snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the
delay" [syn: annoyed, irritated, miffed, nettled,
peeved, pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
26 Moby Thesaurus words for "nettled":
aggravated, angry, annoyed, bothered, browned-off, bugged,
burnt-up, chafed, disturbed, exasperated, galled, griped, huffy,
irked, irritated, miffed, peeved, piqued, provoked, put-out,
resentful, riled, roiled, ruffled, troubled, vexed
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