irritation
[ɪrɪˈteɪʃn]
NOUN
  1. the state of feeling annoyed, impatient, or slightly angry.
    "much to my irritation, Chris fell asleep"
    synonyms:
    antonyms:
  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.
Origin
late Middle English: from Latin irritatio(n-), from the verb irritare ( see irritate).
What is another word for irritation?
Show all another word for irritation
What is the opposite of irritation?
Words that rhyme with irritation:
Show all words that rhyme with irritation
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
Share
Last modified:

OxDictionary is an online website and application providing a range of tools related to the use of words for creative and recreational purposes such as writing, poetry, translations, word games, etc.

Our History

OxDictionary.xyz was first launched in 2018 to provide users with a simple website for looking up similar and opposite words. Since then, we have expanded our range of available tools to include:

Our Goals

We are committed to making OxDictionary the best possible website and application it can be when it comes to the provision of word related tools and utilities on the internet.

We acknowledge that we currently have, and may always have, plenty of scope for improvement. However, we will never waver from our stated goal, and will continually be working hard towards achieving our vision, however long it may take.


Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.