Translation of irritation in Spanish:

irritation

Pronunciation: /ˌɪrəˈteɪʃən; ˌɪrɪˈteɪʃən/

n

  • 1 u c (annoyance) irritación (f) her unreliability is a constant (source of) irritation su falta de formalidad es motivo de constante irritación his rudeness is an irritation su grosería es irritante one of life's minor irritations uno de los pequeños inconvenientes de la vida
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    • Naturally, this disability is attended by irritations, inconveniences, and some significant professional frustrations.
    • The stress, irritations, fears and hopes are excised through simple repetitive movement.
    • The entries cited in the catalogue deal with problems and irritations common to all portrait painters.
  • 2 u (soreness) irritación (f)
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    • Metaplastic changes are common lesions and occur in reaction to foreign substances or chronic irritation.
    • Endoscopy allows doctors to check for irritation, ulcers, inflammation and abnormal tissue growth in the internal organs.
    • Mosquito bites cause severe skin irritation through an allergic reaction to the insects' saliva.

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