Definitions for exacerbation
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word exacerbation
action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse
"the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care"
violent and bitter exasperation
"his foolishness was followed by an exacerbation of their quarrel"
An increase in the severity of something (such as a disease)
the act rendering more violent or bitter; the state of being exacerbated or intensified in violence or malignity; as, exacerbation of passion
a periodical increase of violence in a disease, as in remittent or continious fever; an increased energy of diseased and painful action
Origin: [Cf. F. exacerbation.]
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