aggravated,adj.1. (Of a crime) made worse or more serious by circumstances such as violence,

the presence of a deadly weapon, or the intent to commit another crime <aggravated robbery>. Cf.

SIMPLE(1).2. (Of a tort) made worse or more serious by circumstances such as intention to cause

harm  or  reckless  disregard  for  another’s  safety  <the  defendant’s  negligence  was  aggravated  by

malice>. [Cases: Negligence    272–276. C.J.S. Negligence §§ 88–113.] 3. (Of an injury) harmful

to  a  part  of  the  body  previously  injured  or  debilitated  <an  aggravated  bone  fracture>.  See

AGGRAVATION RULE. [Cases: Damages    58. C.J.S. Damages § 165.] [Blacks Law 8th]