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exasperation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of exasperation

  1. 1 something that is a source of irritation <add people who use cell phones inconsiderately to the list of daily exasperations> Synonyms aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, bugbear, annoyance, frustration, hair shirt, hassle, headache, inconvenience, irk, irritant, nuisance, peeve, pest, rub, ruffle, thorn, trial, vexationRelated Words discomfort, fleabite, pinprick; affront, insult, offense (or offence); upset, worry; affliction, albatross, burden, cross, curse, menace, millstone, plague, sore; anxiety, plight, predicament, tribulation, trouble; hang-up, pet peeve, problem; annoyer, disturber, harasser, mischief, offender; pandora's boxNear Antonyms delight, joy, pleasure

  2. 2 the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts <my rising exasperation with these constant interruptions> Synonyms aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, annoyance, frustration, grief, irritation, pip [chiefly British], vexationRelated Words agitation, discomfort, displeasure, distress, disturbance, upset; irritability, irritableness, peeve, perturbation, pet, pique, resentment, snappishness, trouble; anger, angriness, chafe, dander, dudgeon, gall, huff, indignation, irateness, ire, outrage, umbrageNear Antonyms delight, pleasure




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