verb (used with object), ex·as·per·at·ed, ex·as·per·at·ing.
Origin of exasperate
Can be confusedexacerbate exasperate
Examples from the Web for exasperated
As I hasten to reassure these exasperated moms and dads, I had to be in the office anyway.
Finally, an exasperated Eisenhower ordered the support necessary to help recover Paris.
After angrily sharing a secret about the friend who posted about him, he catches himself and laughs, exasperated.The App Bringing Out The Best/Worst in Washington’s Gays|Scott Bixby|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Exasperated at one point, Corker asked, “Well do we need an AUMF or not?”Obama Admin. Channels Cheney, Claims Unlimited War Powers|Eli Lake|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One member in particular, Colonel Leicester Stanhope, exasperated Byron by wasting money on nonsense.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"There is one thing," said Mrs. Somerton, exasperated by this attack.Margaret Capel, v. 1 of 3|Ellen Wallace
The whole force amounted to several hundred fighting men, gloomy and exasperated by their late disaster.The Adventures of Captain Bonneville|Washington Irving
Reason: an exasperated parent who had followed from Meru for the purpose of reclaiming his runaway offspring.The Land of Footprints|Stewart Edward White
It never recovered the devastation committed by Cambyses, who was exasperated by its resistance.The Anabasis of Alexander|Arrian of Nicomedia
Not that he had much compunction about killing them, but it would only have exasperated the people, without driving them away.Ralph Clavering|W.H.G. Kingston