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aggravated

[ag-ruh-vey-tid] /ˈæg rəˌveɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
annoyed; irritated:
I get so aggravated when I get this much junk mail.
2.
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 unaggravated

aggravated

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

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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