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IRRITATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does irritated mean? 

IRRITATED (adjective)
  The adjective IRRITATED has 2 senses:

1. feeling inflammation or other discomfort (especially in a part of the body)
2. aroused to impatience or anger

  Familiarity information: IRRITATED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IRRITATED (adjective)


Sense 1irritated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Feeling inflammation or other discomfort (especially in a part of the body)

Classified under:

Participial adjectives

Participle:

irritate (excite to an abnormal condition, of chafe or inflame)


Sense 2irritated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Aroused to impatience or anger

Synonyms:

annoyed; stung; roiled; riled; pissed off; pissed; peeved; nettled; miffed; steamed; irritated

Context examples:

made an irritated gesture / feeling nettled from the constant teasing / peeved about being left out / felt really pissed at her snootiness / riled no end by his lies / roiled by the delay

Similar:

displeased (not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure)


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