Aggravated - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæɡrəveɪtɪd|  American pronunciation of the word aggravated
Brit.  |ˈaɡrəveɪtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word aggravated
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto aggravate
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto aggravate

adjective

- made more severe or intense especially in law

aggravated assault

- incited, especially deliberately, to anger(syn: provoked)

aggravated by passive resistance

Examples

He was charged with aggravated assault.

She aggravated an old knee injury.

A headache can be aggravated by too much exercise.

The symptoms were aggravated by drinking alcohol.

Our neighbors were aggravated by all the noise.

The war has aggravated an acute economic crisis.

He was exceedingly aggravated with the travel.

Their money problems were further aggravated by a rise in interest rates.

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