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Overview of verb irritate

The verb irritate has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil

(cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves")

2. (1) irritate

(excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame; "Aspirin irritates my stomach")

3. irritate

(excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus; "irritate the glands of a leaf")


Overview of adj irritated

The adj irritated has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. annoyed, irritated, miffed, nettled, peeved, pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled, steamed, stung

(aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay")

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