The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger. (noun)
Examples of word exasperation
I think the novel is flawed, but worth reading, while [a novelist and a book editor who had both read the first 40 pages or so and quit in exasperation] had not been able to get past Pessl's style, which does try way too hard to be inventive and clever.
"Who has said he shall go from thee?" he demanded sharply, half in exasperation, half in impotence.
After a fair amount of “get back, stay back”, nothing was working so in exasperation – whilst waiting for his back-up to arrive – shouted “Fuck Off!”.
I had several goes at writing it on the lap top – to no avail – and finally it flowed through me when in exasperation I picked up a pen to jot down a few notes.
"I'm not here to talk about Obama, I'm here to talk about me," she eventually said in exasperation, as they continued to pester her.
Sometimes these terms are endearments and sometimes they are uttered in exasperation - as in "Baby Cakes, you're killing me here ..." when he has been waiting for me in the car while I brush my hair one last time.
He took one look at it, placed his hand on his face in exasperation and called me a smartass.
I heard a joke onthe Freethought Radio podcast that makes me chuckle and throw up my hands in exasperation at the same time.
"You heard that"! says Audrey in exasperation, "they ask themselves the same question every morning and I am sure that tomorrow it will be Francoise who will ask Lucienne if she needs to water her plants or not!"