HyperDic: irritating

English > 3 senses of the word irritating:
ADJECTIVEallirritating, annoying, bothersome, galling, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexingcausing irritation or annoyance
allirritating, irritative(used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite
allirritating, painfulcausing physical discomfort
irritating > pronunciation
Soundsih'rahtey.tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > irritating: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing irritation or annoyance.
Example "an irritating delay"
Synonymsannoying, bothersome, galling, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexing
Broaderdisagreeablenot to your liking
Spanishcargante, enfadoso, enojoso, fastidioso, irritante, molesto, pesado, vejatorio
Catalanempipador, emprenyador, enfadós, enutjós, irritant, molest, ofenós, pesat, vexador, vexant, vexatori
Adverbsirritatinglyin an irritating manner
English > irritating: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite.
Synonymirritative
Broaderstimulativecapable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Spanishirritante
Catalanirritant
English > irritating: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCausing physical discomfort.
Example"bites of black flies are more than irritating
Synonympainful
BroaderuncomfortableProviding or experiencing physical discomfort
Spanishdoloroso, molesto
Catalandolorós, molest

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