What are some alternative words for irritant?

Synonyms for irritant
ˈɪr ɪ tnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irritant, thorn(noun)

    something that causes irritation and annoyance

    "he's a thorn in my flesh"

    Synonyms:
    thorn, sticker, prickle, spine, pricker, spikelet

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "irritant":

    irritating, irritation, galling, annoying, irksome, corrosive, vexing

How to pronounce irritant?

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Veena
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How to say irritant in sign language?

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How to use irritant in a sentence?

  1. Matthew Gray:

    The oyster seals this irritant off by wrapping the foreign object in shell material.

  2. Steven Ciobo:

    There is a trade irritant that is there, but when you put it in the context of where trade is going, when you look at the growth we've had of beef and wine exports, I think it is important that we don't mischaracterize what is happening.

  3. Eliot Engel:

    The President veto sends a grim message that America's foreign policy is no longer rooted in our core values -- namely a respect for human rights -- and that The President views Congress not as a coequal branch of government, but an irritant to be avoided or ignored, worse still, The President veto is going to cost innocent lives. These weapons are going to continue fueling a reckless and brutal campaign of violence and exacerbating the world's worst humanitarian catastrophe.

  4. Robin Green:

    Dr. Joel Fleischman in nature. Not exactly the man you knew. He couldn't see past the Hudson River if he tried. He liked his fish smoked or preferable hand sliced from Zabars on a sliced bagel served with onions. Nature, to him, was an irritant. Birds didn't sing, they woke him up. A body of water wasn't life, it was a golf hazard..

Images & Illustrations of irritant

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