exasperated

[ verb ig-zas-puh-reyt; adjective ig-zas-per-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF exasperated

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXASPERATED

Just then a warrior forced his way into the exasperated crowd.

She had shut the door, and entered, exasperated anew by the rising wind.

"I wish I was sure," declared the fat adventurer, exasperated.

The woman, the amorosa, alone remained in her, outraged and exasperated by a rival.

I was told by an officer coming from the army that the soldiers are exasperated.

Madame had never seen him so exasperated, and this illustrious nobleman was advised to feign a necessity for visiting his estates.

However, it was precisely this living from hand to mouth which exasperated Felicite.

"I am not a veterinary surgeon," he at last replied, exasperated.

The recollection of his foolish pride during the night exasperated him.

She could now see him still more plainly and the sight of him exasperated her.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin exasperatus, past participle of exasperare "roughen, irritate, provoke," from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + asper "rough" (see asperity). Related: Exasperated; exasperating.

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