We have worked too hard to give it up now or debt and aggravation.
Some later claimed that a cop shook a can of mace, an uncalled for act of aggravation, one man said.
I could save myself a lot of time and aggravation if I just limited my listening to megastars and their hyped hits.
The day brought no aggravation of the symptoms; again the night was quiet.
In all this there was so great an aggravation of his misery!
Subacute exacerbations occur from time to time, with fever and aggravation of the local symptoms and implication of other joints.
It isn't the girl, you know, it's—it's the aggravation of it.
That aggravation entirely overpowered Edward Rider's self-control.
Just worn out with the work, and the worry and the aggravation, that's all.
The presence of a spectre in the horizon is an aggravation of solitude.
late 15c., from Middle French aggravation, from Late Latin aggravationem (nominative aggravatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin aggravare "make heavier," figuratively "to embarrass further, increase in oppressiveness," from ad "to" (see ad-) + gravare "weigh down," from gravis "heavy" (see grave (adj.)). Oldest sense is "increasing in gravity or seriousness;" that of "irritation" is from 1610s.