名词:aggravator 形容词:aggravative 副词:aggravatingly 动词过去式:aggravated 过去分词:aggravated 现在分词:aggravating 第三人称单数:aggravates
1 make (a disease, a situation, an offence, etc) worse or more serious 使（疾病, 情况, 罪过等）恶化, 更坏, 加重, 加剧
*He aggravated his condition by leaving hospital too soon. 他因过早出院而使病情恶化.
2 (infml 口) irritate (sb); annoy 激怒; 惹恼
*He aggravates her just by looking at her. 他只是看着她就把她惹恼了.
1500-1600; Language: Latin;Origin:
, past participle of aggravare 'to make heavier'
, from ad- 'to'
+ gravare 'to make heavy'
to make a bad situation, an illness, or an injury worse
≠ improve Their money problems were further aggravated by a rise in interest rates. Building the new road will only aggravate the situation .
to make someone angry or annoyed
= irritate What really aggravates me is the way she won't listen.>aggravatingadj>aggravatinglyadv>aggravation