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exasperated

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Definition greatly annoyed
  • She was exasperated by his teasing.
exasperated = greatly annoyed
  • My little brother can be exasperating. He's always testing his boundaries.
  • exasperating = greatly annoying
  • She sighed in exasperation. "My words are wasted on this young ox!"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • exasperation = great annoyance
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • "I wish you wouldn't come in without knocking," he said in the tone of abnormal exasperation that seemed so characteristic of him.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • exasperation = great annoyance
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • ...she was less angry at him than exasperated by his persistence.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • exasperated = greatly annoyed
  • They exasperated him to the point where they were close to driving him insane.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet
  • exasperated = annoyed
  • and this report hath so exasperate the king that he prepares for some attempt of war.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • exasperate = greatly annoy
  • He began to fume with rage and exasperation.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • exasperation = great annoyance
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • She sounded exasperated, like she wanted to take me by the shoulders and shake me till my teeth fell out.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • exasperated = greatly annoyed
  • Shallow impatience and exasperation, that was all Lily had felt.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • exasperation = annoyance
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • "We know all this," Jace interrupted, exasperated.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • exasperated = annoyed
  • I was mad at Harold and he was exasperated with me.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • exasperated = greatly annoyed
  • Edward threw his hands up in exasperation.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • exasperation = great annoyance
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Kathy liked to act exasperated, but Zeitoun's romantic side was central to why she loved him.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • exasperated = annoyed
  • Lieutenant Scheisskopf smacked his hands over his eyes in exasperation.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • exasperation = great annoyance
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Ralph pushed both hands through his hair and looked at the little boy in mixed amusement and exasperation.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • exasperation = annoyance
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • He was exasperated because he didn't know what that look meant.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • exasperated = greatly annoyed
  • it should have been clear to him that this exasperation with circumstances and people aggravated his illness, and that he ought therefore to ignore unpleasant occurrences.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  The Death of Ivan Ilych
  • exasperation = great annoyance
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • "All right! I'm coming!" she cried, exasperated, and then added quickly, "I mean, I'll be right there, Mama."
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • exasperated = annoyed
  • He sounded totally exasperated.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
exasperated = greatly annoyed

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