annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil(verb)
cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
"Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
nark, dumbfound, get at, reproof, chide, bait, mystify, urticate, rile, fret, dun, cod, razz, crucify, stick, bedevil, reprimand, reach, amaze, lambaste, devil, get to, rub, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat, lambast, trounce, tease, taunt, roil, access, berate, chew up, disoblige, torment, stupefy, lecture, trouble oneself, agitate, put out, rag, discommode, inconvenience oneself, ride, bewilder, dress down, tantalize, stir up, rally, make, remonstrate, flummox, incommode, get, baffle, jaw, rebuke, worry, pose, vex, inconvenience, perplex, raise up, bother, gravel, disturb, take to task, fray, gall, puzzle, trouble, bawl out, scratch, nettle, progress to, call on the carpet, commove, twit, excoriate, have words, chafe, scold, call down, shake up, nonplus
excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
"Aspirin irritates my stomach"
excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus
"irritate the glands of a leaf"
To provoke impatience, anger, or displeasure.
To introduce irritability.
To cause or induce displeasure or irritation.
To induce pain in (all or part of a body or organism).
English Synonyms and Antonyms
One may be annoyed by the well-meaning awkwardness of a servant, irritated by a tight shoe or a thoughtless remark, vexed at some careless neglect or needless misfortune, wounded by the ingratitude of child or friend. To tease is to give some slight and perhaps playful annoyance. Aggravate in the sense of offend is colloquial. To provoke, literally to call out or challenge, is to begin a contest; one provokes another to violence. To affront is to offer some defiant offense or indignity, as it were, to one's face; it is somewhat less than to insult. Compare PIQUE.
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How to use irritate in a sentence?
It used to irritate me the way certain narratives are spread and the way words are twisted, I had to just disengage from it, when I came into the game, it used to happen and I'd just laugh it off and play up to it and do my thing. Then it just kept up going on, on, and on. It got a little much and I reacted to disrespect. But no more.
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
The script has to grab me, irritate me, seduce me. I do not want to repeat myself with my roles.
Keep things that may irritate the bladder away from the diet while the bedwetting is resolving like carbonated beverages, citrus, melons, caffeinated foods.
They can irritate and cause more problems than good.
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- জ্বালাতন করাBengali
- عصبانی کردنPersian
- nyppiä, tympiä, ärsyttää, harmittaa, vituttaa, vaivataFinnish
- whakahārangirangi, whakakūrakurakuMāori
- rozdrażniać, drażnićPolish
- sâcâi, agasa, enerva, iritaRomanian
- tahriş etmek, öfkelendirmek, kaşındırmak, sinirlendirmek, sinirini bozmak, sinir etmek, gıcık etmek, kızdırmakTurkish
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