What is the meaning of irritation?

noun

  • The psychological state of being irritated or annoyed.
  • A sudden outburst of anger.
    • usage: "his temper sparked like damp firewood"
  • Pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation. (
    • usage: "any food produced irritation of the stomach"
  • The neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland.
  • An uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress.
  • Unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment.
  • The act of troubling or annoying someone.
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APAWordNet. (2010). irritation. Retrieved June 24, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/irritation/definitions/1246895
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