Definition of exasperation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪɡˌzɑːspəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
Pronunciation: /ɛɡˌzɑːspəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass 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.
irritation, annoyance, chagrin, vexation, anger, fury, rage, wrath, spleen, ill humour, crossness, tetchiness, testiness, pique, indignation, resentment, disgruntlement, disgust, discontent, displeasure
informal aggravation, crabbiness
British informal stroppiness
literary ire, choler, bile

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