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.
The day brought no aggravation of the symptoms; again the night was quiet.
It isn't the girl, you know, it's—it's the aggravation of it.
Subacute exacerbations occur from time to time, with fever and aggravation of the local symptoms and implication of other joints.
Just worn out with the work, and the worry and the aggravation, that's all.
That aggravation entirely overpowered Edward Rider's self-control.
He meant that the Baron was free from an aggravation; he said that he lacked a consolation.
The presence of a spectre in the horizon is an aggravation of solitude.
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.