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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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Adv.1.irritably - in a petulant manner; "he said testily; `Go away!'"
2.irritably - in an irritable manner; "she had become irritably exact"
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[ˈɪrɪtəblɪ] ADV he said irritablydijo malhumorado




[ˈɪrɪtəblɪ] adv (speak) → con tono irritato; (shrug) → in modo scontroso


(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
References in classic literature ?
Suddenly, almost irritably, Emily snatched up Sir Jervis's letter.
Oh, well, no wonder mine were overshadowed by Beaufort's," said Archer irritably.
As it was, he only repeated, more irritably than ever,
said I irritably, and was about to resume bowling, when I noticed that he was unhappy.
That is a foolish idea," retorted Guph, irritably, but he knew in his heart that the King was right.
However, the rear of the regiment was fringed with men, who continued to shoot irritably at the advancing foes.
I asked him one or two questions, but he would not answer, and when I pressed him he turned his face irritably to the wall.
He made up his mind now that nothing Josiah Graves said would induce him to remove the candlesticks from the altar, and he muttered Bismarck to himself once or twice irritably.
Rostov, without sitting down, began at once, irritably (as if Boris were to blame in some way) telling him about Denisov's affair, asking him whether, through his general, he could and would intercede with the Emperor on Denisov's behalf and get Denisov's petition handed in.
But his jaw dropped and he regarded her irritably and with apprehension.
Before a word more could pass between them, Hardyman's voice was audible on the other side of the shrubbery, calling irritably to his servant to find Lady Lydiard.
Half nervously, half irritably, I asked who was there.