Definition of Exasperation

1. Noun. An exasperated feeling of annoyance.

Exact synonyms: Aggravation
Generic synonyms: Annoyance, Chafe, Vexation
Derivative terms: Aggravate, Exasperate, Exasperate



2. Noun. Actions that cause great irritation (or even anger).
Generic synonyms: Annoyance, Annoying, Irritation, Vexation
Specialized synonyms: Exacerbation
Derivative terms: Exasperate, Exasperate

Definition of Exasperation

1. n. The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger.

Definition of Exasperation

1. Noun. The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger. ¹

2. Noun. Increase of violence or malignity; aggravation; exacerbation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exasperation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Exasperation

exarteritis
exarticulate
exarticulation
exarticulations
exascale
exasecond
exaseconds
exasperate
exasperated
exasperatedly
exasperater
exasperaters
exasperates
exasperating
exasperatingly
exasperation (current term)
exasperations
exaspidean
exaton
exatons
exauctoration
exauctorations
exaugural
exaugurate
exaugurated
exaugurates
exaugurating
exauguration
exaugurations
exauthorate

Literary usage of Exasperation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"It'is not easy to conceive stronger grounds of exasperation than those which ... ITT 11 i 11 PIT- exasperation When these restored citizens thus saw Phokion ..."

2. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1864)
"exasperation of Hostilities.—The Yankee Idea of a " Vigorous Prosecution of the War."—Ascendancy of the Radicals. —War Measures at Washington. ..."

3. The History of England from the Restoration to the Death of William III by Richard Lodge (1910)
"The exasperation of Scotland was partly reasonable and partly unreasonable. It was unreasonable so far as it expected that a king of England could allow his ..."

4. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"... Dejection — Turks before Vienna—Luther's Battle-sermon and Agony—Luther's Firmness—Victory—exasperation of the Papists—Threatening Prospects. ..."

5. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"... Aragonese.f The greatest exasperation against the Spaniards was felt by the Romans, who expressed the wish to drive " those barbarians" out of Italy. ..."

6. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1899)
"... diminished—Injustice of her Treatment—Causes of Queen Elizabeth's exasperation against her—The proposed Match with Norfolk unpleasing to her—The English ..."

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