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[ig-zas-puh-rey-shuh n] /ɪgˌzæs pəˈreɪ ʃən/

an act or instance of ; provocation.
the state of being ; irritation; extreme annoyance:
Her exasperation at being interrupted was understandable.

1540s, from Latin exasperationem (nominative exasperatio), noun of action from past participle stem of exasperare (see exasperate).


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