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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or an instance of exasperating.
  • noun The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of exasperating, or the state of being exasperated; irritation; provocation.
  • noun Increase of violence or malignity; exacerbation, as of a disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger.
  • noun Increase of violence or malignity; aggravation; exacerbation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger.
  • noun Increase of violence or malignity; aggravation; exacerbation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an exasperated feeling of annoyance
  • noun actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)

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