Synonyms of irritation


1. irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration, psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition

usage: the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

2. pique, temper, irritation, annoyance, chafe, vexation

usage: a sudden outburst of anger; "his temper sparked like damp firewood"

3. irritation, abnormality, abnormalcy, sensitization, sensitisation

usage: (pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation; "any food produced irritation of the stomach"

4. excitation, innervation, irritation, arousal

usage: the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland

5. discomfort, soreness, irritation, suffering, hurt

usage: an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress

6. aggravation, irritation, provocation, aggression

usage: unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment

7. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation, mistreatment

usage: the act of troubling or annoying someone

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Definition and meaning of irritation (Dictionary)