Translation of aggravation in Spanish:

aggravation

Pronunciation: /ˌægrəˈveɪʃən/

n

  • 1 u (of situation, illness) empeoramiento (m)
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    • He pitched in an extended spring training game last week with no further aggravation.
    • In addition, 4 individuals had histories consistent with environmental aggravation of preexisting respiratory disease.
    • They also observed an occasional initial aggravation in symptoms with homoeopathy.
  • 2 2.1 u c (annoyance) [colloquial/familiar] fastidio (m), follón (m) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 u (fighting) (BrE) [slang/argot], bronca (f) they're trying to start some aggravation están buscando camorra or bronca [familiar/colloquial]
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    • I didn't have the nerve to confront them, fearing further aggravation.
    • When I first started clubbing I used to dread the brawls and aggravation.
    • Let's get together and have a competition with all the best pilots without the aggravation found at the Worlds.
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    • The boilerplate license agreements have been an additional source of aggravation.
    • For their sakes I shall have to suffer the aggravations of travelling alone.
    • Perhaps I need to find a private moment of zen each day, a way to let the aggravation fly away from here.

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