aggravation

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ag·gra·va·tion

 (ăg′rə-vā′shən)
n.
1. The act of aggravating or the state of being aggravated.
2. A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble.
3. Exasperation.

ag•gra•va•tion

(ˌæg rəˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an increase in intensity, seriousness, or severity; act of making worse.
2. the state of being aggravated.
3. something that causes an increase in intensity, degree, or severity.
4. annoyance; exasperation.
5. a source or cause of annoyance or exasperation.
[1475–85; < Medieval Latin]
usage: See aggravate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aggravation - an exasperated feeling of annoyanceaggravation - an exasperated feeling of annoyance
vexation, annoyance, chafe - anger produced by some annoying irritation
2.aggravation - unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentmentaggravation - unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment
aggro - (informal British usage) aggravation or aggression; "I skipped it because it was too much aggro"
aggression - deliberately unfriendly behavior
last straw - the final irritation that stretches your patience beyond the limit
taunt, taunting, twit - aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
3.aggravation - action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worseaggravation - action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse; "the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care"
intensification - action that makes something stronger or more extreme

aggravation

noun
1. (Informal) annoyance, grief (informal), teasing, irritation, hassle (informal), provocation, gall, exasperation, vexation, irksomeness I just couldn't take the aggravation.
2. worsening, heightening, inflaming, exaggeration, intensification, magnification, exacerbation Any aggravations of the injury would keep him out of the match.

aggravation

noun
Translations
تَفَاقُم، زِيَادَة سُوء أو خُطُورَة
hněvrozčílenízhoršení
ærgrelseirritation
elmérgesedéselmérgesítéssúlyosbítássúlyosbodás
áreiting, íòynging
darıltmakızdırmaşiddetlendirme

aggravation

[ˌægrəˈveɪʃən] N
1. (= exacerbation) [of problem, situation, illness] → agravación f, empeoramiento m
2. (= annoyance) → irritación f
3. (Jur) → circunstancia f agravante
robbery with aggravationrobo m agravado

aggravation

[ˌægrəˈveɪʃən] n (= annoyance) → contrariété f

aggravation

n
(= worsening)Verschlimmerung f
(= annoyance)Ärger m; she was a constant aggravation to himsie reizte ihn ständig

aggravation

[ægrəˈveɪʃn] n (of situation) → aggravamento, peggioramento; (annoyance) → esasperazione f, irritazione f

aggravate

(ˈӕgrəveit) verb
1. to make worse. His bad temper aggravated the situation.
2. to make (someone) angry or impatient. She was aggravated by the constant questions.
ˌaggraˈvation noun