1. The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger.
Extorted from him by the exasperation of his spirits. --South.
2. Increase of violence or malignity; aggravation; exacerbation. “Exasperation of the fits.”
n 1: an exasperated feeling of annoyance [syn: aggravation]
2: actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)