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exasperation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exasperation  \Ex*as`per*a"tion\,  n.  [L.  exasperatio:  cf  F. 
  exasp['e]ration.] 
  1.  The  act  of  exasperating  or  the  state  of  being  exasperated; 
  irritation;  keen  or  bitter  anger. 
 
  Extorted  from  him  by  the  exasperation  of  his 
  spirits.  --South. 
 
  2.  Increase  of  violence  or  malignity;  aggravation; 
  exacerbation.  ``Exasperation  of  the  fits.''  --Sir  H. 
  Wotton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exasperation 
  n  1:  an  exasperated  feeling  of  annoyance  [syn:  {aggravation}] 
  2:  actions  that  cause  great  irritation  (or  even  anger) 




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