- The quality or state of being irritable: symptoms include insomnia and irritabilityMore example sentences
irascibility, testiness, touchiness, grumpiness, moodiness, grouchiness, (bad) mood, cantankerousness, curmudgeonliness, bad temper, short temper, ill humor, peevishness, crossness, fractiousness, pettishness, crabbiness, tetchiness, waspishness, prickliness, crankiness, orneriness• 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.