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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, petulance, cholernoun

    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, irritabilitynoun

    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, surlinessnoun

    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. irritabilitynoun

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

  2. irritabilitynoun

    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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Rituparna Das:

    Pain was the most common event, young children's events included fever, headache, fatigue, myalgia, arthralgia, nausea, vomiting and chills. For infants and toddlers, events included fever, irritability, crying, sleepiness and loss of appetite.

  4. Timothy Wilens:

    While medications can be very helpful for ADHD symptoms, they may also be associated with some behavioral adverse effects such as irritability, other children may react to this irritability. . . by bullying the child.

  5. Seena Fazel:

    Is it about not being able to think through things, not being able to make judgments 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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