irritative


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ir·ri·ta·tive

 (ĭr′ĭ-tā′tĭv)
adj.
Involving irritation.

ir•ri•ta•tive

(ˈɪr ɪˌteɪ tɪv)

adj.
1. serving or tending to irritate.
2. Pathol. characterized or produced by irritation of some body part: an irritative fever.
[1680–90]
ir′ri•ta`tive•ness, n.
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Adj.1.irritative - (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
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