Talk:aggravate

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

.[edit]

high blood pressure —⁠This unsigned comment was added by 50.196.192.73 (talk).

What about it? — Ungoliant (falai) 18:35, 15 July 2014 (UTC)

aggravation: "(source of) irritation"[edit]

According to Microsoft® Encarta® 2009, aggravate is contentious for the meaning "annoy sb", yet aggravation "(source of) irritation" is not labeled as contentious.

Additionally, Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English reads

The noun aggravation meaning "annoyance occurs in all types of speech and writing.

--Backinstadiums (talk) 12:43, 3 December 2019 (UTC)

Also labeled (informal) in OED. --Backinstadiums (talk) 11:55, 30 May 2021 (UTC)