Synonyms for irritation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ir-i-tey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɪr ɪˈteɪ ʃən

Top 10 synonyms for irritation Other synonyms for the word irritation

Définition of irritation

Origin :
  • early 15c., in reference to sores and morbid swelling, from Middle French irritation or directly from Latin irritationem (nominative irritatio) "incitement, irritation," noun of action from past participle stem of irritare (see irritate).
  • noun sensitivity
  • noun a disturbed mental state
Example sentences :
  • At last, however, he mastered his irritation to some degree, and spoke his command briefly.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Gilder made a gesture of irritation, as he sank into the chair at his desk.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The violence of her feelings, which must wear her out, may be easily kept in irritation.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • Moreover, it was forcibly borne in upon him just what a source of irritation they had been.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Mrs. Little felt a strange mingling of pride and irritation at what she saw.
  • Extract from : « Hetty's Strange History » by Anonymous
  • The King regarded him with coldness, the Cardinal with irritation.
  • Extract from : « Reflections » by Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld
  • It was all the nonsense contained in these stories that fanned Guillaume's irritation.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • In one way and another the troops became sources of irritation.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 » by Various
  • Her eyes showed a trifle of irritation, but the tears were all gone.
  • Extract from : « Southern Lights and Shadows » by Various
  • But as she went on, pride and irritation got the better of him.
  • Extract from : « Great Uncle Hoot-Toot » by Mrs. Molesworth

Antonyms for irritation

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