aggravated

[ ag-ruh-vey-tid ]
/ ˈæg rəˌveɪ tɪd /

adjective

annoyed; irritated: I get so aggravated when I get this much junk mail.
Law. characterized by some feature defined by law that enhances the crime, as the intention of the criminal or the special vulnerability of the victim: aggravated assault; aggravated rape.

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Origin of aggravated

First recorded in 1540–50; aggravate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM aggravated

un·ag·gra·vat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for aggravated

aggravated
/ (ˈæɡrəˌveɪtɪd) /

adjective

law (of a criminal offence) made more serious by its circumstances
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