irritating


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ir·ri·tate

 (ĭr′ĭ-tāt′)
v. ir·ri·tat·ed, ir·ri·tat·ing, ir·ri·tates
v.tr.
1. To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy: a loud, bossy voice that irritates listeners. See Synonyms at annoy.
2. To make sore or inflamed: The smoke irritated my eyes.
3. Physiology To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
v.intr.
To be a cause of impatience or anger.

[Latin irrītāre, irrītāt-.]

ir′ri·tat′ing·ly adv.
ir′ri·ta′tor n.

irritating

(ˈɪrɪteɪtɪŋ)
adj
causing annoyance or anger(of a substance, chemical, etc) causing inflammation or tenderness of a bodily organ or part
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irritating - causing irritation or annoyanceirritating - causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
disagreeable - not to your liking; "a disagreeable situation"
2.irritating - (used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite; "an irritative agent"
stimulative - capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
3.irritating - causing physical discomfort; "bites of black flies are more than irritating; they can be very painful"
uncomfortable - providing or experiencing physical discomfort; "an uncomfortable chair"; "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"

irritating

irritating

adjective
Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations:
Translations
nepříjemnýznervózňující
irriterende
ärsyttävä
iritantan
pirrandi
いらいらさせる
화나게 하는
znervózňujúci
razdražljiv
irriterande
ทำให้รำคาญ
kızdırıcısinir bozucusinirlendirici
làm phát cáu

irritating

[ˈɪrɪteɪtɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= annoying) [person, habit] → irritante
it's really most irritatinges de lo más irritante
2. (to skin, eyes) [substance] → irritante

irritating

[ˈɪrɪteɪtɪŋ] adj
(= annoying) [habit] → irritant(e)
(physically)irritant(e)
to be irritating to the skin → être irritant pour la peau
to be irritating to the eyes → être irritant pour les yeux

irritating

adjärgerlich; coughlästig; I find his jokes most irritatingseine Witze regen mich wirklich auf; you really are the most irritating persondu kannst einem wirklich auf die Nerven gehen; how irritating for you!wie ärgerlich!; the irritating thing is that …das Ärgerliche ist, dass …; she has an irritating habit of snapping her fingerssie hat die ärgerliche Angewohnheit, mit den Fingern zu schnipsen

irritating

[ˈɪrɪˌteɪtɪŋ] adj (annoying) → irritante, seccante; (itchy) → irritante

irritate

(ˈiriteit) verb
1. to annoy or make angry. The children's chatter irritated him.
2. to make (a part of the body) sore, red, itchy etc. Soap can irritate a baby's skin.
ˈirritable adjective
easily annoyed. He was in an irritable mood.
ˈirritably adverb
ˌirritaˈbility noun
ˈirritableness noun
ˈirritating adjective
She has an irritating voice.
ˌirriˈtation noun

irritating

مُثِيرٌ لِلْغَضَبِ nepříjemný irriterende nervig εκνευριστικός irritante ärsyttävä agaçant iritantan irritante いらいらさせる 화나게 하는 irritant irriterende irytujący irritante раздражающий irriterande ทำให้รำคาญ sinir bozucu làm phát cáu 气人的

irritating

adj (person, event, etc.) molesto; (substance) irritante
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While Amy dressed, she issued her orders, and Jo obeyed them, not without entering her protest, however, for she sighed as she rustled into her new organdie, frowned darkly at herself as she tied her bonnet strings in an irreproachable bow, wrestled viciously with pins as she put on her collar, wrinkled up her features generally as she shook out the handkerchief, whose embroidery was as irritating to her nose as the present mission was to her feelings, and when she had squeezed her hands into tight gloves with three buttons and a tassel, as the last touch of elegance, she turned to Amy with an imbecile expression of countenance, saying meekly.
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The look of exultation and brutal triumph which announced this terrible truth was irresistibly irritating.
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she asked, snapping the elastic in her black jet bracelets after an irritating fashion she had.
That is no answer; or rather it is a very irritating, because a very evasive one.
I knew now that I mustn't tease him, as he was ill; and I spoke softly and put no questions, and avoided irritating him in any way.
He thought a little irritating suspense would do Noel Vanstone no harm, and he had carefully charged the servant, in case of necessity, with her answer: "Mr.
In a most irritating manner he instantly slapped his hands against one another, daintily flung one of his legs up behind him, pulled my hair, slapped his hands again, dipped his head, and butted it into my stomach.
Yet hear me,'' said the Jew ``for the sake of that very wealth which thou wouldst obtain at the expense of thy '' Here he stopt short, afraid of irritating the savage Norman.
If you wish to live humbly, you can do so without pretending to be an uneducated man and without taking an irritating and absurd name.