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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Impatient or angry over small things.

Usage examples (38)
  • The lack of sleep and no food made him irritable.
  • It buzzed in short, irritable circles before settling back to its feeding spot.
  • The song had ceased from his lips; but Mary was irritable from a burnt hand and a grandchild whose stomach refused to digest properly diluted cows 'milk.
  • Weakness is too apt to be what the doctors call irritable weakness. for more
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