Aggravation

Aggravation

Aggravation may refer to:
* "Aggravation", a board game played with marbles
** "Aggravation", a Game Boy Advance game based on the board game
** "Aggravation", a Nintendo DS game based on the board game
* Aggravation, a cocktail made from whiskey, coffee liqueur and cream
* "Aggravation", an 1896 painting by British artist Briton Rivière
* Aggravation (legal concept), a concept in criminal law

In medicine:
* Aggravation, worsening of a symptom
* Aggravation, also known as a 'healing crisis', a doctrine in classical homeopathy

In music:
* "Aggravation", a 1966 single by English musician Chris Curtis
* "Aggravation", a 1973 song by American singer Martha Veléz
* "Aggravation", a 1989 song by The Kinks from their album "UK Jive"
* "Aggravation", a 1991 album by French band Treponem Pal

Aggravation may also refer to:

* "Aggravation Boulevard", a notable sketch from 1950s American comedy show "Caesar's Hour"
* Aggravation of class struggle under socialism
* "Aggravation Plantation", a 2007 single by Canadian reggae/heavy metal band Brown Brigade
* "Mutual Aggravation Society", a 1984 spoof song from album "Forbidden Broadway, Vol. 1"
* "The Aggravation Song", a 2005 song by Fran Smith Jr.

See also:

* Aggro
* Aggrovation, also known as Aggi Dukes, British rap artist


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  • aggravation — [ agravasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; bas lat. aggravatio, spécialisé en lat. ecclés. 1 ♦ Anciennt Second avertissement d excommunication. 2 ♦ (1835 aggravation de peine) Dr. Augmentation (de la peine); particularité qui aggrave (le délit, le crime). 3 ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • aggravation — I (annoyance) noun complication, difficulty, distress, frustration, grievance, harassment, inconvenience, irritant, irritation, nuisance, ordeal, pressure, provocation, strain, stress II (exacerbation) noun agitation, amplification, augmentation …   Law dictionary

  • aggravation — 1. The 20c has seen an increase in the harassment of appointed or elected officials and of other people in positions of authority, e.g. schoolteachers. The words most commonly used in this context is aggravation (first recorded in this meaning in …   Modern English usage

  • Aggravation — Ag gra*va tion, n. [LL. aggravatio: cf. F. aggravation.] 1. The act of aggravating, or making worse; used of evils, natural or moral; the act of increasing in severity or heinousness; something additional to a crime or wrong and enhancing its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aggravation — (n.) late 15c., from M.Fr. aggravation, from L.L. aggravationem (nom. aggravatio), noun of action from pp. stem of L. aggravare make heavier, figuratively to embarrass further, increase in oppressiveness, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + gravare… …   Etymology dictionary

  • aggravation — [n1] annoyance affliction, aggro*, bother, botheration*, difficulty, distress, exasperation, hang up*, headache*, irksomeness, irritation, pain, pain in the neck*, pet peeve*, provocation, teasing, vexation, worry; concept 410 aggravation [n2]… …   New thesaurus

  • aggravation — [ag΄rə vā′shən] n. 1. the act of aggravating, or making worse, or the condition of being aggravated 2. a thing or circumstance that aggravates, or makes worse 3. Informal exasperation; annoyance …   English World dictionary

  • Aggravation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Aggravation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 aggravation aggravation heightening Sgm: N 1 exacerbation exacerbation Sgm: N 1 exasperation exasperation Sgm: N 1 overestimation overestimation &c. 482 Sgm: N 1 exaggeration …   English dictionary for students

  • aggravation — UK [ˌæɡrəˈveɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms aggravation : singular aggravation plural aggravations 1) [uncountable] mainly spoken a feeling of being annoyed The cost of repairs was huge, not to mention the aggravation. 2) a) [countable/uncountable]… …   English dictionary

  • Aggravation — Als Aggravation (von lat. aggravare: schwerer machen) wird das bewusst übertriebene Betonen vorhandener Krankheitssymptome aufgrund von „vermehrter“ Selbstbeobachtung bezeichnet.[1] Ein Aggravant ist ein Patient, der seine Symptome übertrieben… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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