[ UK /ɛɡzˈɑːspəɹˌe‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ɪɡˈzæspɝˌeɪt/ ]
  1. exasperate or irritate
  2. make worse
    This drug aggravates the pain
  3. make furious
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How To Use exasperate In A Sentence

  • ‘No Clymer, I want you to try serving underhand,’ Mrs. Toth said, sounding exasperated.
  • When guerrilla or partisan warfare further exasperated him, Grant proposed radical measures.
  • As much as the Formosan exasperated him, Man could not help being fascinated by the story of his life. MAN'S LOVING FAMILY
  • Jahn glanced at his chopsticks, bento lunch, and then gave him an exasperated look.
  • Exasperated, Emma went herself one evening to the spot where Collymore rigged his scales on the limb of a sea grape.
  • She pitched her voice here to sound slightly exasperated, slightly weary - not angry.
  • Exasperated with the straitlaced protocols of concertgoing, Mr. Kantor and Mr. Handler decided to open a club that would present an eclectic mix of programming, not just old and new works from the classical music tradition, but rock, jazz, world music and anything else that might entice people, especially young people, who are curious about out-there music and care little about labels. DesignerBlog
  • 'Why won't you answer me?' he asked in an exasperated voice.
  • As it was my job to lean out and whisper into the sentry's "pearly," I got rather exasperated. Fanny Goes to War
  • But he demanded high standards and as a classical scholar was exasperated by my inability to cope with Latin.
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