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Meaning of AGGRAVATING

Pronunciation:  'agruv`eyting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  making worse
 

AGGRAVATING is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: exacerbating, exasperating, intensifying
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ag"gra*va`ting\, a.
1. Making worse or more heinous; as, aggravating
   circumstances.

2. Exasperating; provoking; irritating. [Colloq.]

         A thing at once ridiculous and aggravating. --J.
                                               Ingelow.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggravative, annoying, bothering, bothersome, contentious, disturbing, exasperating, exasperative, galling, harassing, importunate, importune, irking, irksome, irritating, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, provocative, provoking, teasing, tiresome, tormenting, troublesome, troubling, vexatious, vexing, wearisome, worrisome, worrying
 

 

 

 

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