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Noun: aggravation  ,ag-ru'vey-shun
  1. An exasperated feeling of annoyance
    - exasperation
  2. Unfriendly behaviour that causes anger or resentment
    - irritation, provocation
  3. Action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse
    "the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care";
    - exacerbation

Derived forms: aggravations

Type of: aggression, annoyance, chafe, intensification, vexation

Encyclopedia: Aggravation