Synonyms of 'aggravation'
in the sense of intensification
the intensification of violent rebel attacks
in the sense of irritation
Don't allow a minor irritation to mar your ambitions.
in the sense of magnification
the magnification of this character on the screen
in the sense of provocation
something that causes indignation or anger
They kept their tempers in the face of severe provocation.
Thesaurus for aggravation from the Collins English Thesaurus