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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 375 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AGGRAVATION (from Lat. ad, increasing, and gravis, heavy), the making anything graver or more serious, especially of offences; also used as synonymous with " irritation. In the canon law " aggravation " was a form of ecclesiastical censure, threatening excommunication after three disregarded admonitions.
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