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synonyms for aggravating

  • bothersome
  • disturbing
  • irritating
  • troublesome
  • vexatious
  • annoying
  • exasperating
  • frustrating
  • infuriating
  • troubling
  • provoking
  • trying
  • vexatious

antonyms for aggravating

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  • helpful
  • agreeable
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • soothing
  • welcome
  • helpful
  • convenient
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            How to use aggravating in a sentence

            Under Florida law, there are 16 “aggravating factors” that increase the severity of a crime and make a defendant eligible for the death penalty.
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            These portraits show people whose achievements have both thrilled the world and drawn harsh criticism, like the entertaining, aggravating, visionary zillionaire Elon Musk.
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            When we’re in the throes of anxiety, being told to “take a deep breath” can come across as overly simple or downright aggravating.
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            The game can be aggressively aggravating, especially given the banality of its dialogue.
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            Tenants and landlords alike described the process as glitchy, difficult and aggravating.
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            Governor Berkeley at this time was aggravating the home situation of the Virginia colonists.
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            The aggravating smile of condescending wisdom kept playing about his lips.
            PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
            A woman will endure martyrdom with the expression of a seraph,—an extremely aggravating seraph.
            THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
            A more aggravating annoyance, however, brings loss to the owners of the herds.
            TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
            The aggravating thing is, that the expeditions may never reach their proper starting point.
            MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
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            WORDS RELATED TO AGGRAVATING

            • aggravating
            • bothersome
            • disturbing
            • irritating
            • troublesome
            • vexatious
            • aggravating
            • annoying
            • exasperating
            • frustrating
            • infuriating
            • provoking
            • troubling
            • trying
            • vexatious
            Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.