Exasperation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˌzæspəˈreɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word exasperation
Brit.  |ɪɡˌzɑːspəˈreɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word exasperation

noun

- an exasperated feeling of annoyance (syn: aggravation)
- actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)

Examples

They had all experienced the exasperation and frustration of holiday shopping.

...add people who use cell phones inconsiderately to the list of daily exasperations...

Carol sighed in exasperation.

the exasperation of a...well-meaning cow worried by dogs

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