HyperDic: irritability

English > 3 senses of the word irritability:
NOUNfeelingirritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, petulance, choleran irritable petulant feeling
cognitionirritability, excitabilityexcessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
attributeirritability, temper, biliousness, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surlinessa disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger / anger
irritability > pronunciation
Soundsihrihtahbih'lahtiy
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English > irritability: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn irritable petulant feeling.
Synonymscrossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, petulance, choler
NarrowerpetA fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
testiness, touchiness, tetchinessFeeling easily irritated
Broaderill humor, ill humour, distemperAn angry and disagreeable mood
Spanishcólera, furia
Catalancòlera, fúria
Adjectivesirritableeasily irritated or annoyed
English > irritability: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningexcessive sensitivity of an organ or body part.
Synonymexcitability
Broaderresponsiveness, reactivityResponsive to stimulation
Spanishexcitabilidad, irritabilidad
Catalanexcitabilitat, irritabilitat
Adjectivesirritableabnormally sensitive to a stimulus
English > irritability: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger / anger.
Synonymstemper, biliousness, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness
NarrowerquerulousnessThe quality of being given to complaining
Broaderill natureA disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
Spanishdesabrimiento, irritabilidad
Adjectivesirritableeasily irritated or annoyed

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