Synonyms of irritable


1. cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy, tetchy, techy, ill-natured (vs. good-natured)

usage: easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

2. irritable, sensitive (vs. insensitive)

usage: abnormally sensitive to a stimulus

3. excitable, irritable, sensitive (vs. insensitive)

usage: capable of responding to stimuli

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Definition and meaning of irritable (Dictionary)