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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Skin is under attack OUR skin is open to attack by so many everyday items, and that is why sometimes it becomes itchy and irritating.