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Pronunciation: [ɛɡzˈaspəɹˌe͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

Exasperated is a feeling of extreme annoyance, irritation, or frustration. It is often described as a combination of anger, impatience, and disbelief. There are several synonyms for exasperated that can be used to express this feeling in a more nuanced way. These include annoyed, irritated, vexed, agitated, irked, angered, infuriated, and fed up. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation and can be used depending on the context and severity of the situation. For example, annoyed and irritated are milder forms of exasperated, while infuriated and fed up are more intense versions of the emotion. Using synonyms can help to convey a more specific and accurate description of one's emotions.

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What are the opposite words for exasperated?

Exasperated, meaning irritated, frustrated or angry, has a range of antonyms that can be used to express the opposite meaning. Some of the common antonyms include calm, composed, relieved, satisfied, content, joyful, and relaxed. Calm implies a state of peacefulness and tranquility, while composed suggests a sense of self-control and steadiness. Relieved indicates a release from tension and pressure, while satisfied conveys contentment and gratification. Joyful expresses happiness and enthusiasm, while relaxed indicates a sense of ease and comfort. All of these antonyms can be used to describe a state of mind that is the opposite of exasperated, and can be used in various contexts to convey different emotions and nuances.

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Usage examples for Exasperated

He had to meet the gaze and defy the vindictiveness of an exasperated mob; He had to make enemies of a powerful class in the community.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
exasperated by this resistance, the sheriff, who was a man of savage temper and indomitable energy, and who had served in many an expedition against the Indians, replied only by a shot from his revolver.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas"
Fanny Loviot
His calmness exasperated me.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas"
Fanny Loviot

Famous quotes with Exasperated

  • We continue to be exasperated by the view, apparently gaining momentum in certain circles, that armed robbery is okay as long as nobody gets hurt! The proper solution to armed robbery is a dead robber, on the scene.
    Jeff Cooper
  • They had certainly exasperated them, and could not disperse them, as after every charge - and some of these drove the people right against the shutters in the shops in the Strand - they returned again.
    Walter Crane
  • I once was interviewed and got so exasperated that I said, 'What do you want, a shopping list?' They kept asking, 'What's in this picture?'
    Howard Hodgkin
  • "You're a real bastard," Obie said finally, his frustration erupting, like a Coke exploding from a bottle after you shake it. "You know that?" Archie turned and smiled at him benevolently, like a goddamn king passing out favors. "Jesus," Obie said, exasperated. "Don't swear, Obie," Archie chided him. "You'll have to tell it in confession." "Look who's talking. I don't know how you had the nerve to receive communion in the chapel this morning." "It doesn't take nerve, Obie. When you march down the rail, you're receiving The Body, man. Me, I'm just chewing a wafer they buy by the pound in Worcester." Obie looked away in disgust. "And when you say 'Jesus', you're talking about your leader. But when I say 'Jesus,' I'm talking about a guy who walked the earth for thirty-three years like any other guy but caught the imagination of some PR cats. PR for Public Relations, in case you don't know, Obie." Obie didn't bother to answer. You couldn't ever win an argument with Archie.
    Robert Cormier
  • I cannot walk a single step or make any movement or gesture, sit down, go out, look at the sky or ground, without feeling some reason for hope or despair, until at last, exasperated by the trammels put upon my actions by my thought, I defy all superstitions and just act as I want to act.
    Sarah Bernhardt

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