exasperate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • which will make really mad or impatient; annoy greatly.
    • to boost the gravity or power of: "a scene . . . that exasperates their rose fever and makes him sneeze” ( Samuel Beckett).
    • To irritate in a high degree; to trigger; to enrage; to stimulate or even inflame the fury of.
    • to create grievous, or maybe more grievous or malignant; to aggravate; to imbitter.
    • which will make really aggravated or impatient; annoy considerably.
    • to boost the gravity or strength of: "a scene . . . that exasperates their flower temperature and tends to make him sneeze” ( Samuel Beckett).
    • To irritate in a high level; to trigger; to enrage; to excite or even to inflame the fury of.
    • to produce grievous, or maybe more grievous or malignant; to aggravate; to imbitter.
  • verb:
    • To irritate, vex, provoke, or annoy; to help make upset.
    • make furious
    • exasperate or irritate
    • make even worse
    • To irritate, vex, provoke, or annoy; to help make enraged.
    • make furious
    • exasperate or irritate
    • make worse
  • adjective:
    • Exasperated; imbittered.
    • Exasperated; imbittered.
  • others:
    • To irritate to increased degree; make very frustrated; provoke to rage; enrage: since, to exasperate an opponent.
    • To incite through irritation; stimulate through anger or rage; stir up.
    • to help make grievous or even more grievous; aggravate; embitter: since, to exasperate enmity.
    • To enhance the strength of; exacerbate: since, to exasperate swelling or a part inflamed.
    • Synonyms Provoke, Incense, Exasperate, Irritate; vex, chafe, nettle, sting. 1st four terms all make reference to producing upset and usually demonstrative sensation. Irritate usually is due to the nerves, but all want to do using brain. Provoke is perhaps the absolute most sudden; exasperate is the strongest and least self-controlled; incense appears second within these areas.
    • to boost in severity.
    • Irritated; inflamed.
    • In botany, harsh; covered with difficult, projecting points.
    • To irritate to increased level; make really aggravated; provoke to rage; enrage: since, to exasperate an opponent.
    • To incite by means of irritation; stimulate through anger or rage; stir-up.
    • to produce grievous or more grievous; aggravate; embitter: since, to exasperate enmity.
    • To increase the power of; exacerbate: because, to exasperate irritation or a part inflamed.
    • Synonyms Provoke, Incense, Exasperate, Irritate; vex, chafe, nettle, sting. The initial four words all refer to producing enraged and generally demonstrative experience. Irritate frequently has to do with the nerves, but all need to do with all the head. Provoke is probably probably the most abrupt; exasperate is the best and least self-controlled; incense appears 2nd during these areas.
    • to improve in extent.
    • Irritated; inflamed.
    • In botany, rough; covered with hard, projecting points.

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