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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of troubling or annoying someone; An uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress; A sudden outburst of anger; The neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland;

Usage examples (34)
  • Any food produced irritation of the stomach
  • She says this neither in irritation nor as a boast.
  • "Devil be damned!" was the next, uttered in irritation and anger.
  • The existing irritation is temporary in its character and mainly factitious. for more
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