Exasperation


Exasperation
Exasperation Ex*as`per*a"tion, n. [L. exasperatio: cf. F. exasp['e]ration.] 1. The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger. [1913 Webster]

Extorted from him by the exasperation of his spirits. --South. [1913 Webster]

2. Increase of violence or malignity; aggravation; exacerbation. ``Exasperation of the fits.'' --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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