HyperDic: aggravation

English > 3 senses of the word aggravation:
NOUNfeelingaggravation, exasperationan exasperated feeling of annoyance
actaggravation, irritation, provocationunfriendly behavior that causes anger / anger or resentment
actaggravation, exacerbationaction / action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms / symptoms) worse
aggravation > pronunciation
Soundsae.grahvey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > aggravation: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn exasperated feeling of annoyance.
Synonymexasperation
Broaderannoyance, chafe, vexationanger produced by some annoying irritation
Spanishexacerbación, exasperación
Catalanexacerbació, exasperació
Verbsaggravateexasperate or irritate
English > aggravation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningunfriendly behavior that causes anger / anger or resentment.
Synonymsirritation, provocation
Narroweraggro(informal British usage) aggravation or aggression
last strawThe final irritation that stretches your patience beyond the limit
twit, taunt, tauntingaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
Broaderaggressiondeliberately unfriendly behavior
Spanishagravamiento, irritación, provocación
Catalanagreujament, irritació, provocació
Verbsaggravateexasperate or irritate
English > aggravation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningaction / action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms / symptoms) worse.
Example"the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care"
Synonymexacerbation
Broaderintensificationaction / action that makes something stronger or more extreme / extreme
Spanishagravamiento, exacerbación
Catalanagreujament, exacerbació
Verbsaggravatemake worse

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