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.
An extrinsic circumstance or accident which increases the guilt of a crime or the misery of a calamity.
Fashion is chaotic, and it can be an aggravation, too, but it is at its best when it allows you to express yourself. John Malkovich
The rejection that we all take and the sadness and the aggravation and the loss of jobs and all of the things that we live through in our lives, without a sense of humor, I don't know how people make it. Marlo Thomas