[ adjective ] extremely annoying or displeasing


"his cavalier curtness of manner was exasperating" "I've had an exasperating day" "her infuriating indifference" "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"

Used in print

(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)

Otherwise , she would be baited into a tantrum - teased and provoked until she lost control of herself , and thus lost still another battle in the maddening struggle of Tom_Lord Vs. Joyce_Lakewood .

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