Simple Definition of aggravation
: the act or result of making a condition, injury, etc., worse : the act or result of aggravating something
: something that annoys or bothers someone : something that aggravates someone
Usage Discussion of aggravation
Examples of aggravation in a sentence
trying to avoid the aggravation of an existing back problem
I don't need all this aggravation.
This car has caused me nothing but aggravation.
Many talented people now feel that a career in politics isn't worth all the aggravation.
I don't need all these aggravations.
First Known Use of aggravation
AGGRAVATION Defined for Kids
Definition of aggravation for Students
1 : an act or the result of making worse or more serious <All that walking resulted in aggravation of an existing knee injury.>
2 : something that annoys or bothers someone <The constant noise was a source of aggravation.>
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