Some later claimed that a cop shook a can of mace, an uncalled for act of aggravation, one man said.
I could save myself a lot of time and aggravation if I just limited my listening to megastars and their hyped hits.
We have worked too hard to give it up now or debt and aggravation.
late 15c., from Middle French aggravation, from Late Latin aggravationem (nominative aggravatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin aggravare "make heavier," figuratively "to embarrass further, increase in oppressiveness," from ad "to" (see ad-) + gravare "weigh down," from gravis "heavy" (see grave (adj.)). Oldest sense is "increasing in gravity or seriousness;" that of "irritation" is from 1610s.