exasperated exasperated  /ɪɡ ˈzæ spə ˌreɪ tɪd/


  • (adj) greatly annoyed; out of patience



  1. On Friday morning he found himself on the carpet in front of an exasperated Gerald Ford.
  2. The bidding war exasperated one official.
  3. They're childless, he's a little exasperated that she's so withdrawn, and she shared an apparently innocent dessert with a colleague who keeps pestering her with cell-phone messages.


  1. Business

    BROOKFIELD - Exasperated by growth spurts in other areas of the Mahoning Valley seemingly bypassing Brookfield, township trustees on Monday called a round table discussion with area economic development experts hoping to prompt growth.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tribune Chronicle

  2. Chris Perez Joins Illustrious List of Athletes Caught with Weed

    Chris Perez was probably pretty exasperated when the Feds came knocking with drug sniffing dogs. [Jim Rogash/Getty Images]
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Iran leader's election bid: Taming the presidency

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — At the height of Iran's internal political clashes in late 2011, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei became so exasperated that he warned the Islamic Republic could someday drop the office of an elected president.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  1. "I am exasperated," Irish rock star and anti-poverty campaigner Bono told Reuters. "I think it is deliberately the language of obfuscation. It is deliberately misleading."
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: Bono Source: CNN

  2. "Christian's going to out for a while with a back injury," said new City boss Coppell. "He's had it before but I think it was exasperated by playing for Wales when he perhaps shouldn't have done."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Steve Coppell Source: BBC Sport

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