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Overview of noun irritation

The noun irritation has 7 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration

(the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed)

2. (1) pique, temper, irritation

(a sudden outburst of anger; "his temper sparked like damp firewood")

3. irritation

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

4. excitation, innervation, irritation

(the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland)

5. discomfort, soreness, irritation

(an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress)

6. aggravation, irritation, provocation

(unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment)

7. annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation

(the act of troubling or annoying someone) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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