What does exasperate mean?

Definitions for exasperate
ɪgˈzæs pəˌreɪt; -pər ɪtex·as·per·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exacerbate, exasperate, aggravateverb

    exasperate or irritate

  2. infuriate, exasperate, incenseverb

    make furious

  3. worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperateverb

    make worse

    "This drug aggravates the pain"

Wiktionary

  1. exasperateverb

    To frustrate, vex, provoke, or annoy; to make angry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exasperateadjective

    exasperated; imbittered

    Etymology: [L. exasperatus, p. p. of exsasperare to roughen, exasperate; ex out (intens.) + asperare to make rough, asper rough. See Asperity.]

  2. Exasperateverb

    to irritate in a high degree; to provoke; to enrage; to exscite or to inflame the anger of; as, to exasperate a person or his feelings

    Etymology: [L. exasperatus, p. p. of exsasperare to roughen, exasperate; ex out (intens.) + asperare to make rough, asper rough. See Asperity.]

  3. Exasperateverb

    to make grievous, or more grievous or malignant; to aggravate; to imbitter; as, to exasperate enmity

    Etymology: [L. exasperatus, p. p. of exsasperare to roughen, exasperate; ex out (intens.) + asperare to make rough, asper rough. See Asperity.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exasperate

    egz-as′pėr-āt, v.t. to make very angry: to irritate in a high degree.—p.adj. irritated.—adjs. Exas′perating, Exas′perative, provoking.—ns. Exasperā′tion, act of irritating; state of being exasperated: provocation: rage: aggravation; Exas′perator. [L. ex, inten., asperāre, to make rough—asper, rough.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exasperate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exasperate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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