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ir·ri·ta·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Easily irritated or annoyed.
2. Medicine Abnormally or excessively sensitive to a stimulus: irritable bladder.
3. Capable of responding to a stimulus. Used of an organism.

[French irritable, from Latin irrītābilis, from irrītāre, to irritate.]

ir′ri·ta·bil′i·ty (-bĭl′ĭ-tē), ir′ri·ta·ble·ness n.
ir′ri·ta·bly adv.
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irritable

(ˈɪrɪtəbəl)
adj
1. quickly irritated; easily annoyed; peevish
2. (Biology) (of all living organisms) capable of responding to such stimuli as heat, light, and touch
3. (Pathology) pathol abnormally sensitive
ˌirritaˈbility n
ˈirritableness n
ˈirritably adv
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ir•ri•ta•ble

(ˈɪr ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
1. easily irritated or annoyed; readily excited to impatience or anger.
2. Biol. able to be excited to a characteristic action or function by the application of a stimulus.
3. Pathol. abnormally excitable or sensitive to stimulation.
[1655–65; < Latin]
ir`ri•ta•bil′i•ty, ir′ri•ta•ble•ness, n.
ir′ri•ta•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irritable - easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
2.irritable - abnormally sensitive to a stimulus
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
3.irritable - capable of responding to stimuli
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
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irritable

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irritable

adjective
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Translations
سَرِيعُ الغَضَبُسَريع الغَضَب
nedůtklivýpopudlivý
irritabel
ärtyisä
razdražljiv
uppstökkur
怒りっぽい
화를 쉽게 내는
razdražljiv
lättretlig
โกรธง่าย
çabuk kızançabuk kızaröfkesi burnundasinirli
dễ cáu kỉnh

irritable

[ˈɪrɪtəbl] ADJ
1. (= easily annoyed) [person] → irritable; [temperament] → irascible, colérico
to get or become irritableirritarse
to be in an irritable moodestar irritable
2. (= sensitive) [skin] → sensible
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

irritable

[ˈɪrɪtəbəl] adj
[person] → irritable
to get irritable → devenir irritable
to feel irritable → être irrité irritable bowel syndromeirritable bowel syndrome nsyndrome m du côlon irritable
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irritable

adj (as characteristic) → reizbar; (on occasion) → gereizt; don’t be so irritablesei doch nicht so gereizt
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irritable

[ˈɪrɪtəbl] adjirritabile
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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
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irritable

سَرِيعُ الغَضَبُ nedůtklivý irritabel reizbar οξύθυμος irritable ärtyisä irritable razdražljiv irritabile 怒りっぽい 화를 쉽게 내는 lichtgeraakt irritabel drażliwy irritável раздражительный lättretlig โกรธง่าย çabuk kızan dễ cáu kỉnh 易怒的
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ir·ri·ta·ble

n. irritable, que reacciona con irritación a un estímulo;
___ bowel syndromesíndrome de irritación intestinal.
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irritable

adj irritable
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