exasperation


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ex·as·per·a·tion

 (ĭg-zăs′pə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of exasperating.
2. The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.

ex•as•per•a•tion

(ɪgˌzæs pəˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of exasperating.
2. the state of being exasperated.
[1540–50; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exasperation - an exasperated feeling of annoyanceexasperation - an exasperated feeling of annoyance
vexation, annoyance, chafe - anger produced by some annoying irritation
2.exasperation - actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)exasperation - actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)
annoying, vexation, annoyance, irritation - the act of troubling or annoying someone
exacerbation - violent and bitter exasperation; "his foolishness was followed by an exacerbation of their quarrel"

exasperation

noun irritation, anger, rage, fury, wrath, provocation, passion, annoyance, ire (literary), pique, aggravation (informal), vexation, exacerbation There was a trace of exasperation in his voice.

exasperation

noun
Translations
إغاظَه
irritationophidselse
felbosszantás
gremja, reiîi
kızgınlıköfke

exasperation

[ɪgˌzɑːspəˈreɪʃən] Nexasperación f
"hurry!" he cried in exasperationdate prisa! -gritó exasperado or con exasperación

exasperation

[ɪgˌzɑːspəˈreɪʃən] nexaspération f, irritation f
in exasperation → exaspéré(e)

exasperation

nVerzweiflung f (→ with über +acc); he cried out in exasperationer schrie verzweifelt auf

exasperation

[ɪgˌzɑːspəˈreɪʃn] nesasperazione f

exasperate

(igˈzaːspəreit) verb
to irritate (someone) very much indeed. He was exasperated by the continual interruptions.
exˌaspeˈration noun
She hit the child in exasperation.
References in classic literature ?
Would exasperation, however, if relief had longer been postponed, finally have betrayed me?
What I chose," said Christine, driven to exasperation.
It was just like the East Wind's nature to inflict starvation upon the bodies of unoffending sailors, while he corrupted their simple souls by an exasperation leading to outbursts of profanity as lurid as his blood-red sunrises.
It has kept him in a state of smothered exasperation all the time.
The last thing he heard, just before the end of the summer session, was that Griffiths, urbanity had given way at length under the exasperation of the constant persecution.
shouted Rostov, looking at him in an ecstasy of exasperation.
Lydgate was as polite as he could be in his offhand way, but politeness in a man who has placed you at a disadvantage is only an additional exasperation, especially if he happens to have been an object of dislike beforehand.
In that moment Boxtel's exasperation was the more fierce, as, though suspecting that Cornelius possessed a second bulb, he by no means felt sure of it.
Come teh yer suppers, now," she cried with sudden exasperation.
The amiable old gentleman, it seemed, had intended to leave the whole to the Royal Humane Society, and had indeed executed a will to that effect; but the Institution, having been unfortunate enough, a few months before, to save the life of a poor relation to whom he paid a weekly allowance of three shillings and sixpence, he had, in a fit of very natural exasperation, revoked the bequest in a codicil, and left it all to Mr Godfrey Nickleby; with a special mention of his indignation, not only against the society for saving the poor relation's life, but against the poor relation also, for allowing himself to be saved.
This dear good Sviazhsky, keeping a stock of ideas simply for social purposes, and obviously having some other principles hidden from Levin, while with the crowd, whose name is legion, he guided public opinion by ideas he did not share; that irascible country gentleman, perfectly correct in the conclusions that he had been worried into by life, but wrong in his exasperation against a whole class, and that the best class in Russia; his own dissatisfaction with the work he had been doing, and the vague hope of finding a remedy for all this--all was blended in a sense of inward turmoil, and anticipation of some solution near at hand.
So much for your rotten pessimism," he snarled at Michaelis, who uncrossed his thick legs, similar to bolsters, and slid his feet abruptly under his chair in sign of exasperation.