aggravated

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adjective ag·gra·vat·ed \ˈa-grə-ˌvā-təd\

Definition of aggravated

  1. 1 :  angry or displeased especially because of small problems or annoyances :  feeling or showing aggravation Sid snored on. Tom was aggravated. He said, “Sid, Sid!” and shook him. — Mark Twain The maid sounded very aggravated. — Louise Fitzhugh

  2. 2 law, of a criminal offense :  considered more serious or heinous than normal :  characterized by aggravating elements (such as the use of a deadly weapon) aggravated manslaughter — see also aggravated assault

Circa 1611

First Known Use of aggravated

circa 1611


Law Dictionary

aggravated

adjective ag·gra·vat·ed

Legal Definition of aggravated

  1. :  characterized by aggravating elements (as the use of a deadly weapon) aggravated kidnapping



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