exasperate vs exacerbate : Common Errors in English

About exasperate vs exacerbate

People get exasperated (irritated); situations get exacerbated (made worse).

exasperate Meaning(s)

  • (v) exasperate or irritate
  • (v) make furious
  • (v) make worse

exacerbate Meaning(s)

  • (v) make worse
  • (v) exasperate or irritate

exasperate in News

exacerbate in News

  1. Free Care in Ka‘u

    Inside the Ocean View Community Center, it was not uncommon for the U.S. Navy dentist to work steadily for hours with little to no breaks, inspecting residents’ mouths and addressing dental problems that, if left untreated, could exacerbate a variety of health conditions, even lead to life-threatening situations. Meanwhile, military optometrists conducted vision screenings and wrote ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: West Hawaii Today

  2. Slidell officials say no drainage worries with Fremaux Town Center work

    Responding to the concerns of some residents that recent construction at the Fremaux Town Center retail area in Slidell will exacerbate drainage problems in the nearby Lakewood Subdivision, a group of Slidell city officials visited the construction site this week...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  3. MSNBC Anchor Concerned About Zimmerman Trial’s ‘Firestorm’ Potential, Proceeds To Politicize It

    In a segment discussing the beginning of the trail of George Zimmerman for the 2012 murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin , MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall noted that many are concerned that the trial has the potential to exacerbate racial tensions in the United States. Hall and her guests fretted about the “firestorm” that the Martin trial could set off. After making this appropriate and responsible ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Mediaite

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