Translation of aggravation in Spanish:


empeoramiento, n.

Pronunciation /ˌæɡrəˈveɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌaɡrəˈveɪʃ(ə)n/

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  • 1

    (of situation, illness)
    empeoramiento masculine
    • He pitched in an extended spring training game last week with no further aggravation.
    • In addition, 4 individuals had histories consistent with environmental aggravation of preexisting respiratory disease.
    • They also observed an occasional initial aggravation in symptoms with homoeopathy.
    • The latest figures show a certain aggravation on the inflation front, according to the report.
    • The outcome will be economic aggravation, dashing the desperate hope for an economic recovery.
    • The aggravation of the problem is directly related to the violence unleashed on the natural enemies of pests.
    • In this article I shall try to present you my opinion about the recent aggravation of earthquakes across the globe.
    • These types of communities could avoid the detrimental impacts of urban sprawl, including aggravation of the region's air quality problems.
    • Hopefully that will lessen the aggravation to the knee.
    • I accept that he did suffer from some aggravation of his existing mental health problems.
    • The trial was postponed to today for argument in mitigation and aggravation of sentence.
    • The acupuncture was still giving a good improvement for his neck but the herbs caused an aggravation.
    • The present-day military-political situation is marked by an extremely complex and conflicting character with outbreaks of new and aggravation of old seats of tension in some regions.
    • The Spaniards themselves, however, looked upon the sending of the Maine as a further aggravation of the long series of their just grievances against the United States.
    • As a result, consumer prices grow, accompanied by a drastic aggravation of service quality.
    • Liver function tests exhibited a moderate aggravation just before death.
    • I gave the salve to one person with colitis and told him that it may cause a temporary aggravation.
    • However, he came through the game without any major aggravation of the injury and the clash will stand to him for the semi-final.
    • In general, most aggravations were short lived, averaging four days, and all had resolved by day 16.
    • These verses, which sounded as if they had been sung expressly for the dirge of my departed happiness, were only an aggravation of my feelings.
  • 2

    • 2.1 informal (annoyance)

      fastidio masculine
      follón masculine Spain informal
      • The boilerplate license agreements have been an additional source of aggravation.
      • For their sakes I shall have to suffer the aggravations of travelling alone.
      • Perhaps I need to find a private moment of zen each day, a way to let the aggravation fly away from here.
      • I honestly felt a little stupidity now may save a whole lot of aggravation later.
      • Over the next four years, excitement would give way to aggravation.
      • My second aggravation was an email virus hoax, kindly sent to me by a friend, in all good faith.
      • The question arises, therefore, of whether the cause of this needless aggravation is itself needless.
      • The sooner we end it, the less aggravation there will be.
      • Other than low pay, expensive parking is a common juror aggravation, he said.
      • Otherwise the aggravation is just not worth it to me.
      • Long lines, overcrowded, delayed and canceled flights all add to the aggravation.
      • I need the cash, but I don't need the aggravation.
      • I make a very nice living doing what I love to do, and I don't need the aggravation of his brand of cracked pot.
      • But the victims moved into hastily built shelters nearby and caused him aggravation for at least four years.
      • And the fire alarm before the last round of the day was also amusing, but just added to much of our aggravation.
      • It's not like there's even a paycheck or bonus or anything in the end to make it worth my aggravation.
      • But the demands have increased hugely and in general there's a lot more aggravation and a lot less fun than there used to be.
      • Just think of how much pain and aggravation a simple cold sore causes you.
      • You'll save a lot of time and aggravation if you have detailed building plans.
      • But on top of the injury comes the aggravation and distress of legal battles over and above the medical battles.

    • 2.2British slang (fighting)

      bronca feminine
      they're trying to start some aggravation están buscando camorra / bronca informal
      • I didn't have the nerve to confront them, fearing further aggravation.
      • When I first started clubbing I used to dread the brawls and aggravation.
      • Let's get together and have a competition with all the best pilots without the aggravation found at the Worlds.
      • Later, when his tension level is not at its peak, he can deal with his aggravation realistically.
      • They left and didn't cause any aggravation, he added.
      • Thus while the words had a race element within them, this did not fall strictly within the statutory definition of racial aggravation.
      • The other circumstance of aggravation is that in the course of that particular incident he detained the woman.
      • Approximately how many were carjackings, or incidents that involved threats, aggravation or violence?
      • They also said if management give any aggravation about this they would give them seven days notice that they would join the strike.
      • In my judgment, grave though the libel is, and grave though the aggravation has been, the answer to that question is decisively no.
      • "I did not advocate segregation, and I did not advocate aggravation," he writes.
      • That being so, it is plain that the offence of which the applicant was convicted was not a matter of aggravation.
      • In fact, it's an intermediary between two sectors notorious for aggravation: Spanish builders and British estate agents.
      • Last Friday, he pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery with aggravation.
      • Section 61J of the Crimes Act, which is the offence with which they were all charged, has a number of circumstances of aggravation.