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Synonyms for irritability

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, petulance, choler(noun)

    an irritable petulant feeling

    Synonyms:
    ire, temper, crossness, yellow bile, petulance, surliness, biliousness, excitability, fussiness, peevishness, pettishness, crabbiness, snappishness, choler, fretfulness, anger, crabbedness

  2. excitability, irritability(noun)

    excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part

    Synonyms:
    temper, pettishness, surliness, choler, fretfulness, excitableness, volatility, petulance, crossness, peevishness, biliousness, snappishness, excitability, fussiness

  3. temper, biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness(noun)

    a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger

    "his temper was well known to all his employees"

    Synonyms:
    temper, crossness, petulance, toughness, surliness, biliousness, mood, excitability, fussiness, peevishness, pique, humor, pettishness, irritation, humour, choler, snappishness, fretfulness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irritability(n.)

    Synonyms:
    irascibility, fretfulness, testiness, peevishness, petulance, excitability, snappishness

  2. irritability(n.)

    Synonyms:
    susceptibility (to the influence of a stimulus)

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. irritability

    Synonyms:
    Inconsolability

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How to use irritability in a sentence?

  1. Chief Bobby Long:

    Peoplethat need a little extra attention or are maybe showing signs of irritability,stress, depression, whatever it could be; he will really focus in on thatperson and then he wants my attention, some of the science behindthat shows that dogs can pick up on pheromones that people emit when they arehighly stressed and some science points to body language, cues that peopleleave.

  2. The Malaysian report:

    The captain's ability to handle stress at work and home was good. There was no known history of apathy, anxiety, or irritability, there were no significant changes in his lifestyle, interpersonal conflict or family stresses.

  3. Paola Pedrelli:

    Students who work full-time may not have time to sleep, eat well, exercise and engage in pleasant activities, neglect of these areas may lead to low energy, irritability, and poor concentration and academic performance and overall dissatisfaction.

  4. Cynthia Sass:

    Magnesium has been shown to help alleviate depression, fatigue, and irritability, bonus : When you're feeling especially irritable during that time of the month, the mineral also helps to fight PMS symptoms, including cramps and water retention.

  5. Seena Fazel:

    Is it about not being able to think through things, not being able to make judgements about risk? Is it irritability? Impulsiveness? if we can get more of a handle on that, it could really help treat these people.


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