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EXASPERATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does exasperation mean? 

EXASPERATION (noun)
  The noun EXASPERATION has 2 senses:

1. an exasperated feeling of annoyance
2. actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)

  Familiarity information: EXASPERATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXASPERATION (noun)


Sense 1exasperation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An exasperated feeling of annoyance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

aggravation; exasperation

Hypernyms ("exasperation" is a kind of...):

annoyance; chafe; vexation (anger produced by some annoying irritation)


Sense 2exasperation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("exasperation" is a kind of...):

annoyance; annoying; irritation; vexation (the act of troubling or annoying someone)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "exasperation"):

exacerbation (violent and bitter exasperation)


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