Definition Of exasperate


irritate intensely; infuriate.

this futile process exasperates prison officials

Example Of exasperate

  • After all, it was known to be exasperatingly difficult to procure a prom date, particularly when the night itself was skulking just around the corner like a melodramatic mugger.

  • Alice stood up, shaking her head exasperatedly .

  • Aside from all the classical dance movements, the piece involved more unusual moves, such as the dancer pulling himself up by his own hair, boxing into the air at an unseen opponent, or exasperatingly stumping out an imaginary cigarette.

  • ‘He's just a merchant, ach, after all,’ he said, shrugging in an exasperatingly nonchalant fashion.

  • ‘I don't have to listen to this,’ Claire said exasperatedly , closing her purse.

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