exasperation exasperation  /ˌɛk ˌsæ spə ˈreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an exasperated feeling of annoyance
  2. (n) actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)

Usage(s):

  1. Six unmannerly monosyllables echoed the exasperation of a peace-demanding world with the peace delayers of the Paris Conference.
  2. Luckily, though, his lyrical take on mundane life, his steady-state exasperation and his peerless b.
  3. Many Icelanders aren't waiting to voice their exasperation.

News

  1. Dwyane Wade Playing With His Sons In Mind

    From time to time, Dwyane Wade will still extend his arms toward a referee in exasperation after not getting a foul call that he thought he earned. He's tried to do it less this season, for three reasons.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS Miami

  2. Dwayne Wade playing with his sons in mind

    From time to time, Dwyane Wade will still extend his arms toward a referee in exasperation after not getting a foul call that he thought he earned. He's tried to do it less this season, for three reasons. The Miami Heat guard has gotten criticized at times throughout his career over how often he complains about calls on the court, though when he saw it spilling into real life, he knew he had to ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  3. Heat's Wade playing with his sons in mind

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- From time to time, Dwyane Wade will still extend his arms toward a referee in exasperation after not getting a foul call that he thought he earned.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. Responding to Thapar's query on her feelings about the Western perception of "Islam as a threat and Muslims as figures of fear and hate", Azmi said she felt "exasperation, anger, hurt and bewilderment".
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Shabana Azmi Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "McCain was just sort of going off on how much he disliked Bush and the horrible things that the Bush campaign had done to his family in South Carolina, and his exasperation with Bush about his ridiculous tax cuts and he really wanted to talk to him...
    on May 9, 2008 By: Bradley Whitford Source: New York Times

  3. "I am fearful that the feeling of exasperation of the people of Guadeloupe and Martinique could spread here too ...... Everything must be done to avoid that," Aubry told newspaper Le Parisien, accusing Sarkozy of not listening to the people.
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Martine Aubry Source: Reuters

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