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aggravated

[ag-ruh-vey-tid] /ˈæg rəˌveɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
Law. characterized by some feature defined by law that enhances the crime, as the intention of the criminal or the special vulnerability of the victim:
aggravated assault; aggravated rape.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; aggravate + -ed2
Related forms
unaggravated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un aggravated

aggravated

/ˈæɡrəˌveɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
(law) (of a criminal offence) made more serious by its circumstances
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Word Origin and History for un aggravated

aggravated

adj.

1540s, "increased, magnified," past participle adjective from aggravate. Meaning "irritated" is from 1610s; that of "made worse" is from 1630s. The earlier adjective was simply aggravate (late 15c.).

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