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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. extremely annoying or displeasing;
- Example: "his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating"
- Example: "I've had an exasperating day"
- Example: "her infuriating indifference"
- Example: "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"
[syn: exasperating, infuriating, maddening, vexing]

2. making worse;
[syn: aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Exasperate \Ex*as"per*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exsasperated; p. pr. & vb. n. Exasperating.] 1. To irritate in a high degree; to provoke; to enrage; to excite or to inflame the anger of; as, to exasperate a person or his feelings. [1913 Webster] To exsasperate them against the king of France. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To make grievous, or more grievous or malignant; to aggravate; to imbitter; as, to exasperate enmity. [1913 Webster] To exasperate the ways of death. --Sir T. Browne. Syn: To irritate; provoke. See Irritate. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

exasperating \exasperating\ adj. 1. extremely annoying or displeasing. Syn: annoying, infuriating, maddening, vexing. [WordNet 1.5] 2. same as exacerbating. Syn: aggravating, exacerbating. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

exasperating adj 1: extremely annoying or displeasing; "his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating"; "I've had an exasperating day"; "her infuriating indifference"; "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening" [syn: exasperating, infuriating, maddening, vexing] 2: making worse [syn: aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "exasperating": aggravating, aggravative, annoying, bothering, bothersome, contentious, disturbing, exasperative, galling, harassing, importunate, importune, irking, irksome, irritating, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, provocative, provoking, teasing, tiresome, tormenting, troublesome, troubling, vexatious, vexing, wearisome, worrisome, worrying