exasperated


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ex·as·per·ate

 (ĭg-zăs′pə-rāt′)
tr.v. ex·as·per·at·ed, ex·as·per·at·ing, ex·as·per·ates
1. To make very angry or impatient; annoy greatly.
2. To increase the gravity or intensity of: "a scene ... that exasperates his rose fever and makes him sneeze" (Samuel Beckett).

[Latin exasperāre, exasperāt- : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + asperāre, to make rough (from asper, rough).]

ex·as′per·at′ed·ly adv.
ex·as′per·at′er n.
ex·as′per·at′ing·ly adv.

exasperated

(ɪɡˈzɑːspəreɪtɪd)
adj
greatly irritated or annoyed; infuriated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exasperated - greatly annoyedexasperated - greatly annoyed; out of patience; "had an exasperated look on his face"; "felt exasperated beyond endurance"
displeased - not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure

exasperated

adjective irritated, cross, annoyed, infuriated, incensed, enraged, galled, pissed off (taboo slang), mad (informal), irate, riled (informal), up in arms, peeved (informal) She was clearly exasperated by the delay.
Translations

exasperated

[ɪgˈzɑːspəreɪtɪd] ADJexasperado
to be exasperated at or with sth/sbestar exasperado con algo/algn
we were exasperated with Joe/the situationJoe/la situación nos tenía exasperadosestábamos exasperados con Joe/la situación
to become or get or grow exasperatedexasperarse

exasperated

[ɪgˈzɑːspəreɪtɪd] adj (= angry) → exaspéré(e)
to be exasperated with sth, to be exasperated at sth → être exaspéré(e) par qch

exasperated

a. exasperado-a.
References in classic literature ?
By this time, he is exasperated to such frenzy, that they are sometimes obliged to throw cold water on him, to moderate his fury; and dangerous would it be, for horse and rider, were he, while in this paroxysm, to break his bonds.
A wild bull, of the fiercest kind, which has been caught and exasperated in the same manner, is now produced; and both animals are turned loose in the arena of a small amphitheatre.
If your High Excellency will listen for a moment to the shouts of the exasperated populace--" ("of the exasperated populace
This song, the placid melancholy of which was still heightened by its calm and sweet melody, exasperated Gryphus.
Gryphus, growing more and more exasperated by the calm and sententious tone of Cornelius, brandished his cudgel, but at the moment when he raised it Cornelius rushed at him, snatched it from his hands, and put it under his own arm.
Because the peasants are just as much slaves as they ever were, and that's why you and Sergey Ivanovitch don't like people to try and get them out of their slavery," said Nikolay Levin, exasperated by the objection.
Herncastle's fiery temper had been, as I could plainly see, exasperated to a kind of frenzy by the terrible slaughter through which we had passed.
For while those female whales are characteristically timid, the young males, or forty-barrel-bulls, as they call them, are by far the most pugnacious of all Leviathans, and proverbially the most dangerous to encounter; excepting those wondrous grey-headed, grizzled whales, sometimes met, and these will fight you like grim fiends exasperated by a penal gout.
The storm exasperated him, the gale made him furious, and he longed to lash the obstinate sea into obedience.
Here and there were officers carried along on the stream like exasperated chips.
But I was so exasperated with everyone during those days, that I made up my mind for some reason and with some object to punish Apollon and not to pay him for a fortnight the wages that were owing him.
According to Secretary (Jesus) Dureza, PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Dutertet) is disappointed and exasperated that the CPP/NPA (New People's Army)/NDF (National Democratic Front) has not adequately responded with their own unilateral ceasefire, and is giving them up till 5 o'clock Saturday to issue their own declaration,' Abella said in a statement on Saturday.