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exasperation

Syllabification: ex·as·per·a·tion
Pronunciation: /iɡˌzaspəˈrāSH(ə)n
 
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Definition of exasperation in English:

noun

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.
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