Definition of irritating in English:


Line breaks: ir¦ri|tat¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈɪrɪteɪtɪŋ


  • 2Causing irritation to a body part: the substance may be irritating to eyes and skin
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    • I am suffering from a urinary tract infection, which has subsequently resulted in an irritating rash on my face and body.
    • The hawking is very irritating to the inflamed throat and is often the reason the symptoms persist.
    • Alcohol can also make the stomach more sensitive to the irritating effect of aspirin.



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  • Anyway, I feel that nothing but damage has been done to the protesters' cause by the ubiquity of this irritatingly smug individual.
  • The fight scenes were incoherent, shot in that irritatingly choppy style which leaves you with little idea of what's going on.
  • Most irritatingly, she concludes each chapter or section with bullet points, in heavy print.

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