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aggravations, plural;
  1. An intensification of a negative quality or aspect
    • - Negotiators were optimistic despite the aggravation of the standoff caused by the press release
  2. (in homeopathy) The temporary appearance or worsening of symptoms that a remedy is intended to eliminated, taken to be caused by too strong a dose

  3. The state of being aggravated
    • - Internet users' aggravation with the deluge of pop-up ads
  4. A cause of annoyance or irritation
    • - the aggravations of living with a self-confessed sports junkie

  1. an exasperated feeling of annoyance
  2. unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment
  3. action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse; "the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care"
  4. (aggravate) worsen: make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain"
  5. (aggravate) exacerbate: exasperate or irritate
  6. (aggravated) made more severe or intense especially in law; "aggravated assault"
  7. (aggravated) incited, especially deliberately, to anger; "aggravated by passive resistance"; "the provoked animal attacked the child"
  8. Aggravation is a board game for up to six players in which the object is to be the first player to have all four playing pieces (usually represented by marbles) reach the player's home section of the board. ...
  9. Aggravation, in law, is "any circumstance attending the commission of a crime or tort which increases its guilt or enormity or adds to its injurious consequences, but which is above and beyond the essential constituents of the crime or tort itself."
  10. The act of aggravating, or making worse; used of evils, natural or moral; the act of increasing in severity or heinousness; something additional to a crime or wrong and enhancing its guilt or injurious consequences; Exaggerated representation; An extrinsic circumstance or accident which ...
  11. (aggravate) To make worse, or more severe; to render less tolerable or less excusable; to make more offensive; to enhance; to intensify; To give coloring to in description; to exaggerate; as, to aggravate circumstances. — William Paley; To exasperate; to provoke; to irritate
  12. (aggravate) (v) buzarģa, qozģarģa
  13. (aggravate) Bottom is mixing up “mitigate” or “moderate,” both of which mean “change” or “control,” with “aggravate,” or “make worse.”
  14. Aggravate is used chiefly in two meanings: "to make worse" ("aggravated her shoulder injury," "Their financial condition was aggravated by the fall of the stock market") and "to irritate, annoy" ("The president was aggravated by the Russians' response"), but the latter is rarely seen in writing. ...
  15. (aggravated) 6:44 PM Mar 9th via Twitter for Android
  16. (aggravated) used to describe everything from mild annoyance to dangerous, murderous rage. Usually pronounced "agger-vated."
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  18. Worsening in the patient's condition after getting a homeopathic remedy. Homeopaths claim this can signify that the remedy was appropriate. Critics note that the concept helps them deny failure when the patient feels worse.
  19. An aggravation is the clinical effect of a compensable accident on a pre-existing condition, resulting in temporary or permanent clinical impairment and/or loss of earning capacity.(Source: Policy 03-02)
  20. In homeopathy, this is taken to mean a 'therapeutic aggravation'. It is a term used to describe the well-known 'worse before better' effect, of homeopathic (and other) interventions. If it occurs, it can usually be taken to indicate a correct remedy. ...
  21. an aggravating factor is one which makes the offence more serious than usual and which usually leads to a more severe sentence being imposed. An example would be where the victim was particularly vulnerable.
  22. Temporary increase in symptoms due to homeopathic remedy.
  23. a noticeable intensification of the disease symptoms previously observed. Often associated with the action of the correct homeopathic remedy. See aphorisms 157-161, 247-249, 280, 282 of the Organon.
  24. a remedy response which provokes a worsening and then cure of existing symptoms e.g. the flareup of a skin condition that has previously been suppressed.
  25. A factor that inflames, alters or changes the course of recovery from a certain illness of injury. This may or may not be permanent, and is an important factor to establish when it comes to cause and responsibility, as well as patient care.