irritable

  • 21 irritable — adj. Irritable is used with these nouns: ↑bladder, ↑bowel, ↑mood …

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  • 22 irritable — ir|ri|ta|ble [ˈırıtəbəl] adj getting annoyed quickly or easily = ↑crabby ▪ Jo was tired, irritable, and depressed. >irritably adv >irritability [ˌırıtəˈbılıti] n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 irritable — ir|ri|ta|ble [ ırıtəbl ] adjective likely to become easily annoyed or impatient: She seems a little irritable this morning. ╾ ir|ri|ta|bil|i|ty [ ,ırıtə bıləti ] noun ╾ ir|ri|ta|bly adverb …

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  • 24 irritable — adjective being out of work made him irritable Syn: bad tempered, short tempered, irascible, tetchy, testy, touchy, grumpy, grouchy, moody, crotchety, in a (bad) mood, cantankerous, bilious, curmudgeonly, ill tempered, annoyed, cross, ill humored …

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  • 25 irritable — /ˈɪrətəbəl / (say iruhtuhbuhl) adjective 1. easily irritated; readily excited to impatience or anger. 2. Physiology, Biology displaying irritability (def. 3). 3. Pathology susceptible to physical irritation; liable to shrink, become inflamed, etc …

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  • 26 irritable — irritable1 (Del lat. irritabĭlis). 1. adj. Capaz de irritación. 2. Propenso a la irritabilidad. Fibra, genio irritable. irritable2 (De irritar2). adj. Der. p. us. Que se puede anular o invalidar …

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  • 27 irritable — 1. Capable of reacting to a stimulus. 2. Tending to react immoderately to a stimulus. Cf.:excitable. * * * ir·ri·ta·ble ir ət ə bəl adj characterized by irritability: as a) easily exasperated or excited b) responsive to stimuli * * * ir·ri·ta·ble …

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  • 28 irritable — Synonyms and related words: aggressive, agitable, all nerves, allergic, anaphylactic, apprehensive, bad tempered, bearish, bellicose, belligerent, bickering, bitchy, cankered, cantankerous, choleric, churlish, combative, crabbed, crabby, cranky,… …

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  • 29 irritable — ir|ri|ta|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …

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  • 30 irritable — adjetivo irascible, colérico, iracundo*, bilioso, atrabiliario, pronto, nervioso*. ≠ tranquilo, impasible. * * * Sinónimos: ■ iracund …

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  • 31 irritable — ir·ri·ta·ble || ɪrɪtÉ™bl adj. annoyed, grouchy, touchy, aggravated; abnormally sensitive to physical stimulation (Medicine) …

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  • 32 irritable — adjective 1》 easily annoyed or angered. 2》 Medicine characterized by abnormal sensitivity. 3》 Biology able to respond actively to physical stimuli. Derivatives irritability noun irritableness noun irritably adverb …

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  • 33 irritable — a. 1. Irascible, fretful, testy, touchy, peevish, pettish, waspish, snappish, choleric, splenetic, captious, petulant, excitable, hot, hasty, peppery, passionate, fiery. 2. Susceptible (to the influence of a stimulus). 3. Excitable, highly… …

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  • 34 irritable — adj 1. testy, touchy, snappish, petulant, irascible, prickly; excitable, fiery, inflammable, hasty, quick, trigger happy; high strung, hot tempered, hot blooded, thin skinned, quick tempered; peevish, huffish, waspish, raspy, peppery, fretful;… …

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  • 35 irritable — ir·ri·ta·ble …

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  • 36 irritable — adjective Syn: bad tempered, short tempered, irascible, tetchy, testy, grumpy, grouchy Ant: good humoured …

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  • 37 irritable — UK [ˈɪrɪtəb(ə)l] / US adjective likely to become easily annoyed or impatient Derived words: irritability UK [ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪlətɪ] / US noun uncountable irritably adverb …

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  • 38 irritable — [ˈɪrɪtəb(ə)l] adj likely to become easily annoyed or made angry irritability [ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪləti] noun [U] irritably adv …

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  • 39 irritable — ir•ri•ta•ble [[t]ˈɪr ɪ tə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) easily irritated or annoyed; readily excited to impatience or anger 2) phl bio Biol. able to be excited to a characteristic action or function by the application of a stimulus 3) pat psi Pathol.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 40 irritable —   Nauki, ho onauki, nāukiuki, ho onāukiuki, a aka, huhū koke …

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