HyperDic: irritation

English > 7 senses of the word irritation:
NOUNstateirritation, annoyance, vexation, botherationthe psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
feelingirritation, pique, tempera sudden outburst of anger / anger
stateirritation(pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation
stateirritation, excitation, innervationthe neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
feelingirritation, discomfort, sorenessan uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
actirritation, aggravation, provocationunfriendly behavior that causes anger / anger or resentment
actirritation, annoyance, annoying, vexationthe act of troubling or annoying someone
irritation > pronunciation
Soundsih.rihtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > irritation: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe psychological state of being irritated or annoyed.
Synonymsannoyance, vexation, botheration
NarrowerbummerAn experience that is irritating or frustrating / frustrating or disappointing
huff, miff, seeing redA state of irritation or annoyance
pinprickA minor annoyance
restlessness, impatienceA lack of patience
snitA state of agitated irritation
Broaderpsychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
Spanishdisgusto, fastidio, incomodidad, irritación
Catalanirritació
Verbsirritatecause annoyance in
English > irritation: 7 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA sudden outburst of anger / anger.
Synonymspique, temper
Broaderannoyance, chafe, vexationanger produced by some annoying irritation
Spanishhumor, irritación, resentimiento
Catalanirritació, ressentiment
Verbsirritatecause annoyance in
English > irritation: 7 senses > noun 3, state
Meaning(pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation.
Example"any food produced irritation of the stomach"
CategorypathologyThe branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
Broaderabnormality, abnormalcyAn abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
sensitization, sensitisationThe state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
Verbsirritateexcite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
English > irritation: 7 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningThe neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland.
Synonymsexcitation, innervation
BroaderarousalA state of heightened physiological activity
Spanishexcitación
Verbsirritateexcite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus
English > irritation: 7 senses > noun 5, feeling
MeaningAn uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress.
Synonymsdiscomfort, soreness
Broadersuffering, hurtFeelings of mental or physical pain
Verbsirritateexcite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
English > irritation: 7 senses > noun 6, act
Meaningunfriendly behavior that causes anger / anger or resentment.
Synonymsaggravation, provocation
Narroweraggro(informal British usage) aggravation or aggression
last strawThe final irritation that stretches your patience beyond the limit
twit, taunt, tauntingaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
Broaderaggressiondeliberately unfriendly behavior
Spanishagravamiento, irritación, provocación
Catalanagreujament, irritació, provocació
Verbsirritatecause annoyance in
English > irritation: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of troubling or annoying someone.
Synonymsannoyance, annoying, vexation
Narrowerexasperationactions that cause great irritation (or even anger)
red flagSomething that irritates or demands immediate action
BroadermistreatmentThe practice of treating (someone or something) badly
Spanishagrazón, atufamiento, atufo, carlanca, enfado, enojo, fastidio, molesto, vejación
Catalanenuig, irritació
Verbsirritatecause annoyance in

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