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1. irritability

noun. ['ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪləti'] an irritable petulant feeling.

Synonyms

  • tetchiness
  • distemper
  • touchiness
  • petulance
  • crossness
  • choler
  • testiness
  • pet
  • fussiness
  • ill humour
  • fretfulness
  • ill humor

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • unresponsiveness
  • unsusceptibility

Etymology

  • irritabilitas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Irritability

  • comprehensibility
  • overwhelmability
  • irresponsibility
  • responsibility
  • inaccessibility
  • susceptibility
  • deductibility
  • compatibility
  • combinability
  • acceptability
  • palatability
  • invisibility
  • flexibility
  • electability
  • applicability
  • affordability
  • admissibility
  • adaptability
  • reliability
  • probability
  • malleability
  • availability
  • volatility
  • versatility
  • possibility
  • legibility
  • feasibility
  • capability
  • amiability
  • viability

Example sentences of the word irritability


1. Noun, singular or mass
Dogs in pain might snap out of irritability or fear that a person will hurt them.

2. irritability

noun. ['ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪləti'] a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger.

Synonyms

  • temper
  • pettishness
  • surliness
  • biliousness
  • querulousness
  • snappishness
  • ill nature

Antonyms

  • unloved
  • ill humor
  • soften
  • inelasticity

Etymology

  • irritabilitas (Latin)

3. irritability

noun. ['ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪləti'] excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part.

Synonyms

  • responsiveness
  • reactivity

Antonyms

  • good health
  • dullness
  • patience

Etymology

  • irritabilitas (Latin)
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