- The quality or state of being irritable: symptoms include insomnia and irritabilityMore example sentences
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 temperAustralian/New Zealand • informal snakiness• informal , • dated miffiness• literary choler
- 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.