Origin of exasperation
Examples from the Web for exasperation
Now, the exasperation on both sides is reaching a fever pitch.Should Girl Scouts Go Back to Basics?
October 17, 2014
“Oh, screw it,” the photographer says finally in exasperation and leaves.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band
March 15, 2014
Her oldest son, Abdullah, exploded with exasperation as his mother talked.Did the U.S. Make a Mistake In Seizing Anas al-Liby?
October 14, 2013
“That was George W. Bush, this is Barack Obama” cried one veteran (Paddy Ashdown) in exasperation, but in vain.Three Key Questions on Syria From Geoffrey Robertson
August 30, 2013
Still, her exasperation over being a role model for the gay community seemed to be headed towards a breaking point.Michelle Shocked’s Crazy Switch From Lesbian to Homophobe
March 19, 2013
He repeated the words with a grimace of exasperation: "My name!"Within the Law
After that Marian's thought was confused to the point of exasperation.Her Father's Daughter
These words brought Pierre's disquietude and exasperation to a climax.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Probably then you will dance the war-dance of exasperation on its dismembered remains.The Forest
Stewart Edward White
The Bald-faced Kid was beginning to show signs of exasperation.Old Man Curry</p>
Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
Word Origin and History for exasperation
1540s, from Latin exasperationem (nominative exasperatio), noun of action from past participle stem of exasperare (see exasperate).