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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; Excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part; A petulant feeling.

Usage examples (37)
  • I am so tired I can hardly keep my eyes open, and the irritability is astounding.
  • They can include: difficulty breathing sweating while nursing or taking a bottle poor weight gain irritability, lethargy or unresponsiveness (the baby seems “out of it”)
  • And in 1752 he described one hundred and ninety experiments for determining what parts of the body possess "irritability" -- that is, the property of contracting when...
  • The real cause of the irritability is the overfeeding that has already taken place. for more
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