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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggravating, exacerbating, exasperatingadjective

    making worse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aggravating

    of Aggravate

  2. Aggravatingadjective

    making worse or more heinous; as, aggravating circumstances

  3. Aggravatingadjective

    exasperating; provoking; irritating

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggravating in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggravating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of aggravating in a Sentence

  1. Police Chief Gorden Eden:

    Insubordination tears at the fabric of public safety especially when the officer makes a choice not to follow a lawful order, in imposing the discipline of termination, I considered the seriousness of the acts and omissions, aggravating circumstances and Officer Dear's disciplinary record.

  2. Michael Silverman:

    There's so much stigma associated with mood disturbance and anxiety that patients try to grab on to anything they can to explain what's going on, allergies could be aggravating a problem in their lives they don't want to deal with.

  3. Mark Allenbaugh:

    His antics are definitely an aggravating factor, and he can expect a longer sentence than he otherwise would have received.

  4. Robert Cole:

    As aggravating as it is, I'm still paying attention just to see if I can find somebody out there who is going to do more than talk about cooperating and find a way forward.

  5. George Floyd:

    We believe there are aggravating factors and the sentence should exceed the sentencing guidelines.

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  • उत्तेजकHindi

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    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • A. contagious
    • B. ectomorphic
    • C. omnifarious
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