1. the state of feeling annoyed, impatient, or slightly angry.
    "much to my irritation, Chris fell asleep"
  2. inflammation or other discomfort in a body part caused by reaction to an irritant substance.
    "some chemicals cause a direct irritation to the skin leading to dermatitis"
    • biology
      the stimulation of an organism, cell, or organ to produce an active response.
late Middle English: from Latin irritatio(n-), from the verb irritare ( see irritate).
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How to use irritation in a sentence?
she barely conceals her irritation and speaks briefly and abruptly to the woman.
some chemicals cause a direct irritation to the skin leading to dermatitis.
mention of her mother filled her with inarticulate irritation.
much to my irritation, Chris fell asleep.
his eyebrows beetled with irritation.
the minor irritations of life.
How to say irritation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)irritasie
Arabic (NOUN)تهيج, الاحمرار, تخريش, التهيج, الانزعاج, السخط
Bangla মলনালীতে জ্বালা যন্ত্রনা
Bosnian (Latin) Iritacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)дразнене, раздразнение, възпаление, иритация
Cantonese (Traditional) 刺激
Catalan (NOUN)irritació
Chinese Simplified 刺激
Chinese Traditional 刺激
Croatian (NOUN)iritacije, nadraženost, draženje
Czech (NOUN)podráždění, dráždivost, iritaci
Dutch (NOUN)irritatie, ergernis
Estonian (NOUN)ärritust
Fijian Tamaqu
Filipino pangangati
Finnish (NOUN)ärsytystä, ärtymystä, suuttumus
French (NOUN)agacement
German (NOUN)Reizung, Irritationen, Entzündung, Gereiztheit, Verärgerung, Ärger
Greek (NOUN)ερεθισμό, ενόχληση, εκνευρισμό
Haitian Creole halè
Hebrew (NOUN)גירוי, לגירוי
Hindi (NOUN)जलन
Hmong Daw voos
Hungarian (NOUN)irritáció, ingerültség, izgatja, hatású
Icelandic (NOUN)ertingu
Indonesian (NOUN)iritasi, kerengsaan, kejengkelan
Italian (NOUN)irritazione
Japanese (NOUN)刺激, 炎症, 苛立ち, いらだち, 荒れ, イライラ, かぶれ
Kiswahili (NOUN)kuwasha
Korean (NOUN)자극, 염증
Latvian (NOUN)kairinājumu, aizkaitinājuma, iekaisumu
Lithuanian (NOUN)dirginimas, sudirginimą, susierzinimą
Malagasy fahasorenana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)kerengsaan, kegatalan
Maltese (NOUN)irritazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål irritasjon
Persian (NOUN)سوزش, تحریک, خارش
Polish (NOUN)podrażnienie, irytacja
Portuguese (NOUN)irritação
Querétaro Otomi irritación ar ar
Romanian (NOUN)iritarea
Russian (NOUN)раздражение
Samoan fiafia
Serbian (Cyrillic) иритација
Serbian (Latin) iritacija
Slovak (NOUN)podráždenie, dráždivosť
Slovenian (NOUN)draženje, dražilnost, vnetje
Spanish (NOUN)irritación
Swedish (NOUN)retning
Tahitian tatou e riri
Tamil எரிச்சல்
Telugu చికాకు
Thai ระคายเคือง
Tongan 'ita
Turkish (NOUN)tahriş, irritasyon
Ukrainian (NOUN)роздратування, подразнення
Urdu (NOUN)جلن
Vietnamese (NOUN)kích thích
Welsh (NOUN)cosi
Yucatec Maya irritación ti' le
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