Synonyms for Aggravating:


aggravating (adjective)
perturbing, pestering, upsetting, Bedeviling, vexing, irritating, annoying, exacerbating, teasing, Enraging, bothersome, antagonizing, grating, tormenting, inflaming, exasperating, disturbing, Harassing, troublesome, Rankling, infuriating, Irksome.
all (adjective)
exacerbating, exasperating.
galling (adjective)
painful (adjective)
arduous, bothersome, harrowing, disagreeable, cruel, hurtful, Gnawing, cutting, piercing, trying, excruciating, offensive, inflaming, stabbing, distressful, horrendous, annoying, odious, unbearable, crushing, throbbing, uncomfortable, withering, stinging, smarting, insufferable, tormenting, Besetting, grievous, bitter, Irksome, Cramping, painful, woeful, anguishing, acute, severe, burdensome, agonizing, wrenching, sore, aching, oppressive, miserable, Torturing., unpleasant, biting, troublesome, irritating, grueling, chafing.


obscene, pathetic. hanging, chargeable, heinous, Extraditable, hit-and-run, criminality, first degree, gangland, aggravated. aggravating (noun)
intensifying, exacerbating, exasperating.


aggravating (verb)
nagging, badgering, Harrying, Arousing, Bothering, irking, needling, Discomposing, baiting, troubling, hassling, Envenoming, peeving.
chafing (verb)
Resisting, Harassing, rasping, chafing, wearing, scraping, rubbing, Fretting, scrubbing, grinding, Abrading, disturbing, irritating, grating.

Other synonyms:

aggravated, chargeable, heinous, criminality, Extraditable. hanging, hit-and-run. first degree. Other relevant words:
criminality, obscene, Extraditable, hit-and-run, heinous, gangland, hanging, intensifying, aggravated, pathetic, chargeable.

Usage examples for aggravating

  1. Mrs. Glynde was one of those unfortunate persons who seem only to have the power of aggravating at a crisis. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Eric continued to chatter in a loud, aggravating whisper. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  3. It was aggravating of course; the truth, flippantly suggested, frequently is; and he was in that mood when small jibes galled. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont