EXASPERATION: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for EXASPERATION?

Need another word that means the same as “exasperation”? Find 21 synonyms and 30 related words for “exasperation” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Exasperation” are: aggravation, irritation, annoyance, chagrin, vexation, anger, fury, rage, wrath, spleen, ill humour, crossness, tetchiness, testiness, pique, indignation, resentment, disgruntlement, disgust, discontent, displeasure

Exasperation as a Noun

Definitions of "Exasperation" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “exasperation” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • An exasperated feeling of annoyance.
  • Actions that cause great irritation (or even anger.
  • A feeling of intense irritation or annoyance.

Synonyms of "Exasperation" as a noun (21 Words)

aggravationThe state of becoming worse or more serious; exacerbation.
The whole business has caused me a lot of aggravation.
angerBelligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins.
I was seething with anger and frustration.
annoyanceAn unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating.
He turned his charm on Tara much to Hegarty s annoyance.
chagrinAnnoyance or distress at having failed or been humiliated.
To my chagrin he was nowhere to be seen.
crossnessAn irritable petulant feeling.
discontentA longing for something better than the present situation.
The cause attracted a motley crew of discontents and zealots.
disgruntlementA feeling of sulky discontent.
The survey pointed to widespread disgruntlement over recent pay rises.
disgustStrong feelings of dislike.
The sight filled her with disgust.
displeasureThe feeling of being displeased or annoyed or dissatisfied with someone or something.
He started hanging around the local pubs much to the displeasure of his mother.
furyA spirit of punishment, often represented as one of three goddesses who pronounced curses on the guilty and inflicted famines and pestilences. The Furies were identified at an early date with the Eumenides.
She was paddling with a new fury.
ill humourAn often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining.
indignationAnger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment.
The letter filled Lucy with indignation.
irritationThe psychological state of being irritated or annoyed.
The minor irritations of life.
piqueA feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one’s pride.
He left in a fit of pique.
rageSomething that is desired intensely.
Office rage is on the increase.
resentmentA feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.
His resentment at being demoted.
spleenA feeling of resentful anger.
He could vent his spleen on the institutions which had duped him.
testinessFeeling easily irritated.
tetchinessFeeling easily irritated.
vexationThe state of being annoyed, frustrated, or worried.
The vexations of life under canvas.
wrathIntense anger (usually on an epic scale.
He hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father s wrath.

Usage Examples of "Exasperation" as a noun

  • She rolled her eyes in exasperation.

Associations of "Exasperation" (30 Words)

aggravateAnnoy or exasperate.
This drug aggravates the pain.
aggravationAnnoyance or exasperation.
I don t need this aggravation.
angerFill someone with anger provoke anger in.
Venting his anger had calmed him a little.
annoyCause annoyance in disturb especially by minor irritations.
A gallant Saxon who annoyed this Coast.
aromaA distinctive, typically pleasant smell.
The tantalizing aroma of fresh coffee.
arouseEvoke or awaken (a feeling, emotion, or response.
Arouse pity.
burnAn act of clearing of vegetation by burning.
He watched his restaurant burn to the ground.
enkindleCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses.
Fresh remembrance of vexation must still enkindle rage.
enragePut into a rage; make violently angry.
The students were enraged at these new rules.
exacerbateMake (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.
The strong pound has exacerbated the situation by making it much harder for UK companies to compete on price.
fearfulExperiencing or showing fear.
A fearful accident.
fragranceA distinctive odor that is pleasant.
Our fine selection of classic fragrances for men and women.
frankincenseAn aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation.
igniteStart to burn or burst into flames.
The words ignited new fury in him.
incenseThe pleasing scent produced when incense is burned.
Incense sticks.
inflameBecome inflamed get sore.
Her sister was inflamed with jealousy.
infuriateMake (someone) extremely angry and impatient.
I was infuriated by your article.
irritationThe stimulation of an organism, cell, or organ to produce an active response.
Any food produced irritation of the stomach.
kindleSet (something) on fire.
The dried grass of the prairie kindled spreading the flames for miles.
maddenMake (someone) extremely annoyed.
She was almost maddened by grief at his loss.
offendHurt the feelings of.
Her tactless remark offended me.
perfumeImpregnate with perfume or a sweet smelling substance.
The heady perfume of lilacs.
provocationNeeded encouragement.
Twenty patients had a high increase of serum gastrin after provocation with secretin.
provokeEvoke or provoke to appear or occur.
The decision provoked a storm of protest from civil rights organizations.
rageSomething that is desired intensely.
The argument raged for days.
saddenCause to feel sorrow; make unhappy.
I was saddened to see their lack of commitment.
sandalwoodA perfume or incense derived from the sandalwood.
scentSniff the air for a scent.
She sprayed scent over her body.
torchTall stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches.
Mountain warlords carried the torch of Greek independence.
worsenMake or become worse.
Her condition worsened on the flight.

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