Ex*as`per*a"tion (?), n. [L. exasperatio: cf. F. exasp'eration.]

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."

Sir H. Wotton.

 

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