exacerbation

  • 1 exacerbation — [ ɛgzasɛrbasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1503, repris XVIIIe; lat. exacerbatio « irritation » → acerbe ♦ Didact. ou littér. Aggravation passagère des symptômes d une maladie. ⇒ exaspération, intensification, paroxysme, redoublement. Exacerbation d une douleur.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Exacerbation — Ex*ac er*ba tion ([e^]gz*[a^]s [ e]r*b[=a] sh[u^]n) n. [Cf. F. exacerbation.] 1. The act of rendering more violent or bitter; the state of being exacerbated or intensified in violence or malignity; as, exacerbation of passion. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Exacerbation — (v. lat.), 1) Erbitterung; 2) Steigerung einer Krankheit, bes. eines Fiebers …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Exacerbation — Exacerbation, lat. deutsch, Erbitterung; Steigerung der Krankheitssymptome …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 5 exacerbation — index damage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 exacerbation — c.1400, from L.L. exacerbationem (nom. exacerbatio), noun of action from pp. stem L. exacerbare exasperate, irritate, provoke, from ex thoroughly (see EX (Cf. ex )) + acerbus harsh, bitter, from acer sharp, keen (see ACRID (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 exacerbation — (è kza sèr ba sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. Accroissement passager de l intensité des accidents d une maladie. SYNONYME    EXACERBATION, PAROXYSME, REDOUBLEMENT. Étymologiquement, l exacerbation indique que le mal devient plus acerbe ; le… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 Exacerbation — Die Exazerbation (Rekrudeszenz, oder auch medizinisch international Exacerbation) leitet sich von lateinisch exacerbatio ([ex ]acerbare, „verschlimmern“) ab und bedeutet „Verschlimmerung“. Meist versteht man in der Medizin darunter den Ausbruch… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 exacerbation — exacerbate ► VERB ▪ make (something bad) worse. DERIVATIVES exacerbation noun. ORIGIN Latin exacerbare make harsh …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 exacerbation — noun 1. action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse (Freq. 3) the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care • Syn: ↑aggravation • Derivationally related forms: ↑exacerbate, ↑aggravate ( …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 exacerbation — noun see exacerbate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 EXACERBATION — s. f. T. de Médec., synonyme de Paroxysme …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 EXACERBATION — n. f. Action d’exacerber …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 14 exacerbation — See exacerbate. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 15 exacerbation — noun An increase in the severity of something (such as a disease) Syn: deterioration See Also: exacerbate …

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  • 16 exacerbation — An increase in the severity of a disease or any of its signs or symptoms. [L. ex acerbo, pp. atus, to exasperate, increase, fr. acerbus, sour] * * * ex·ac·er·ba·tion (eg zas″ər baґshən) [ex + L. acerbus harsh] increase in the… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 17 exacerbation — Synonyms and related words: accelerando, acceleration, aggravation, agitation, amplification, animation, annoyance, arousal, arousing, augmentation, beefing up, blowing up, blowup, chafe, concentration, condensation, consolidation,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 exacerbation — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Intensification] Syn. heightening, worsening, increasing; see aggravation 1 . 2. [Irritation] Syn. exasperation, annoyance, embitterment; see annoyance 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 exacerbation — ex·ac·er·ba·tion || ek‚sæsÉ™ beɪʃn n. aggravation, intensification, increase in severity; irritation …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 exacerbation — n. 1. Exasperation, provocation, irritation. 2. Aggravation, increase, heightening …

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