Definition of irritability in English:

irritability

Line breaks: ir¦rit|abil¦ity
Pronunciation: /ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪlɪti
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The quality or state of being irritable: symptoms include insomnia and irritability
More example sentences
  • During this time you may have feelings of sadness, anger, anxiety and irritability.
  • But the family have pulled together and, in spite of fits of irritability, are happy.
  • Within days my energy levels pick up, and my tendency to ill temper and irritability fades away.
Synonyms
irascibility, tetchiness, testiness, touchiness, scratchiness, grumpiness, moodiness, grouchiness, crotchetiness, a (bad) mood, cantankerousness, curmudgeonliness, churlishness, bad temper, ill temper, ill nature, ill humour, peevishness, crossness, pique, impatience, fractiousness, pettishness, crabbiness, waspishness, prickliness, pepperiness, crustiness, spleen, shrewishness, short temper, hot temper, quick temper
informal snappishness, snappiness, chippiness, a short fuse
British informal shirtiness, stroppiness, rattiness
North American informal crankiness, orneriness, soreheadedness
Australian/New Zealand informal snakiness
informal , dated miffiness
literary choler

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