aggravate(redirected from aggravatingly)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
aggravate(Annoy), verb acerbate, aggrieve, annoy, bother, cause pain, chafe, dismay, disturb, enrage, envenom, exasperate, excite, give pain, hurt, incense, inflame, infuriate, injure, irk, irritate, madden, miff, nettle, offend, pain, pique, provoke, rankle, ruffle, sour, sting, trouble, vex
Associated concepts: aggravating circumstances
aggravate(Exacerbate), verb add to, add weight to, amplify, augment, complicate, deepen, deteriorate, further, heighten, impair, increase, intensify, magnify, make more offensive, make more serious, make more severe, make worse, render less excusable, render less tolerable, render worse, worsen
Associated concepts: aggravated assault, aggravating cirrumstances
See also: alienate, annoy, badger, bait, compound, deteriorate, discommode, discompose, distress, estrange, exacerbate, expand, goad, harass, harm, heighten, incense, intensify, irritate, plague, press, provoke