Definitions of exacerbation

  1. violent and bitter exasperation; "his foolishness was followed by an exacerbation of their quarrel" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act rendering more violent or bitter; the state of being exacerbated or intensified in violence or malignity; as, exacerbation of passion. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act of irritating highly; increase of violence in a disease. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.