Definition of irritability in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪlɪti/


[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.
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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