[[t]ɪgzɑ͟ːspəreɪtɪd, -zæ̱s-[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED: oft ADJ by/with/at n
If you describe a person as exasperated, you mean that they are frustrated or angry because of something that is happening or something that another person is doing.

Bertha was exasperated at the delay...

The president was clearly exasperated by the whole saga...

Welland gave an exasperated sigh and turned back.

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  • exasperated — adj. 1) exasperated at, by 2) exasperated to + inf. (she was exasperated to find nobody at home) * * * [ɪg zɑːspəreɪtɪd] by exasperated at exasperated to + inf. (she was exasperated to find nobody at home) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • exasperated — ex|as|pe|rat|ed [ıgˈza:spəreıtıd US ˈzæs ] adj very annoyed and upset exasperated with ▪ He was becoming exasperated with the child. ▪ an exasperated look. >exasperatedly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exasperated — adjective greatly annoyed; out of patience (Freq. 2) had an exasperated look on his face felt exasperated beyond endurance • Syn: ↑cheesed off, ↑browned off • Similar to: ↑displeased …   Useful english dictionary

  • exasperated — adj. Exasperated is used with these nouns: ↑groan, ↑look, ↑sigh, ↑tone …   Collocations dictionary

  • exasperated — adjective very annoyed and upset: He gave an exasperated snort. exasperatedly adverb exasperation noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exasperated — exasperate ► VERB ▪ irritate intensely. DERIVATIVES exasperated adjective exasperating adjective exasperation noun. ORIGIN Latin exasperare irritate to anger …   English terms dictionary

  • exasperated — adjective a) greatly annoyed; made furious b) made worse or more intense …   Wiktionary

  • exasperated — Synonyms and related words: aggravated, amplified, angry, annoyed, augmented, bothered, browned off, bugged, burnt up, chafed, deliberately provoked, disturbed, embittered, enhanced, enlarged, exacerbated, galled, griped, heated up, heightened,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • exasperated — ex|as|per|at|ed [ ıg zæspə,reıtəd ] adjective extremely annoyed and impatient because things are not happening in the way you want or people are not doing what you want them to do …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exasperated — ex as·per·at·ed || tɪd adj. angered, infuriated, annoyed, irritated ex·as·per·ate || ɪg zæspÉ™reɪt v. anger, infuriate, annoy, irritate …   English contemporary dictionary

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