aggravation


aggravation

noun

Definition of AGGRAVATION

1
something that is a source of irritation <drivers distracted by cell phones was one aggravation we didn't need>
Near Antonyms delight, joy, pleasure
2
the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another <the neighbors' constant aggravations prompted us to move out of town>
3
the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts <informed her children that she didn't need the extra aggravation of hearing them fight in the back seat while they were stuck in traffic>
Near Antonyms delight, pleasure

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