Definition of Aggravating in English :

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Aggravating meaning in English

Meaning of Aggravating in English

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1. aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating

making worse

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verb (transitive)
to make (a disease, situation, problem, etc) worse or more severe
2. informal
to annoy; exasperate, esp by deliberate and persistent goading

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈaggraˌvated or ˈaggraˌvating
to make worse; make more burdensome, troublesome, etc.
2.  Informal
to exasperate; annoy; vex

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tr.v. ag·gra·vat·ed, ag·gra·vat·ing, ag·gra·vates
1. To make worse or more troublesome: aggravate political tensions; aggravate a medical condition.
2. To annoy or exasperate: The child's whining aggravated me. See Synonyms at annoy.

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