aggravated meaning

Pronunciation:   "aggravated" in a sentence
Adjective: aggravated  'agru`veytud
  1. Made more severe or intense especially in law
    "aggravated assault" 
  2. Incited, especially deliberately, to anger
    "aggravated by passive resistance"
    - provoked
Verb: aggravate  'agru`veyt
  1. Make worse
    "This drug aggravates the pain"
    - worsen, exacerbate, exasperate 
  2. Exasperate or irritate
    - exacerbate, exasperate

See also: aggravation, aggravator, angry, intense

Type of: alter, anger, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Aggravated


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  1. his illness is being aggravated by anxieties.
  2. now here's an aggravating animal!
  3. his illness was aggravated by anxiety.
  4. an award of aggravated damages if still compensatory.
  5. such an attempt only aggravates the strain of mental effort.

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