Definition of exasperation in English:

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Pronunciation: /iɡˌzaspəˈrāSH(ə)n/


A feeling of intense irritation or annoyance: she rolled her eyes in exasperation
More example sentences
  • Terel stopped in his tracks and turned to her, agitated exasperation on his face.
  • Now instead of the anger and exasperation, an emotion more like dread clouded his mind.
  • Spear's face was full of exasperation and worry, as he shoved his way through the crowd.
irritation, annoyance, vexation, anger, fury, rage, ill humor, crossness, testiness, tetchiness;
disgruntlement, discontent, displeasure, chagrin
informal aggravation

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Syllabification: ex·as·per·a·tion

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