Definition of aggravation in English:

aggravation

Line breaks: ag¦gra|va¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌagrəˈveɪʃn
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 2 informal Annoyance or exasperation: the whole business has caused me a lot of aggravation I don’t need this aggravation
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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.
  • 2.1Aggressive behaviour; harassment.
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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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