exasperation

noun
ADJECTIVE
sheer, utter
mild
… OF EXASPERATION
hint
VERB + EXASPERATION
feel
express, vent

The organization has expressed its exasperation with the government.

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PREPOSITION
in exasperation

She rolled her eyes in sheer exasperation.

He groaned in exasperation.

with exasperation

He snorted with exasperation.

exasperation at

the exasperation he felt at his failure

exasperation with

their exasperation with the government rules

PHRASES
a groan, grunt, sigh, etc. of exasperation

With a groan of exasperation, he picked up the bags himself.


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  • exaspération — [ ɛgzasperasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1588, repris fin XVIIIe; lat. exasperatio 1 ♦ Vieilli Extrême aggravation (d un mal). ⇒ aggravation. Exaspération d un mal, d une douleur. ⇒ exacerbation. ♢ Fig. et littér. Exaspération d un désir, d un besoin, d un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Exasperation — Ex*as per*a tion, n. [L. exasperatio: cf. F. exasp[ e]ration.] 1. The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger. [1913 Webster] Extorted from him by the exasperation of his spirits. South. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exasperation — (v. lat.), 1) Erbitterung; 2) Schärfung, so Exasperatio poenae, Strafschärfung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Exasperation — Exasperation, lat. deutsch, Erbitterung; exasperatio poenae, Strafschärfung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • exasperation — index provocation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exaspération — EXASPÉRATION: Constamment à son comble …   Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • exasperation — 1540s, from L. exasperationem (nom. exasperatio), noun of action from pp. stem of exasperare (see EXASPERATE (Cf. exasperate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • exasperation — [n] upset, provocation aggravation, anger, annoyance, besetment, bother, botheration, displeasure, exacerbation, fury, ire, irritant, irritation, nuisance, passion, pest, pique, plague, rage, resentment, vexation, wrath; concepts 29,410 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • exasperation — [eg zas΄pər ā′shən, igzas΄pər ā′shən] n. an exasperating or being exasperated; great irritation or annoyance …   English World dictionary

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