Definitions for irritating
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annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguy, plaguey, teasing, vexatious, vexingadjective
causing irritation or annoyance
"tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
(used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite
"an irritative agent"
causing physical discomfort
"bites of black flies are more than irritating; they can be very painful"
causing irritation of living tissue; -- used of physical stimuli.
Causing irritation, annoyance or pain.
Stimulating or exciting a response.
Irritation, in biology and physiology, is a state of inflammation or painful reaction to allergy or cell-lining damage. A stimulus or agent which induces the state of irritation is an irritant. Irritants are typically thought of as chemical agents (for example phenol and capsaicin) but mechanical, thermal (heat), and radiative stimuli (for example ultraviolet light or ionising radiations) can also be irritants. Irritation also has non-clinical usages referring to bothersome physical or psychological pain or discomfort. Irritation can also be induced by some allergic response due to exposure of some allergens for example contact dermatitis, irritation of mucosal membranes and pruritus. Mucosal membrane is the most common site of irritation because it contains secretory glands that release mucous which attracts the allergens due to its sticky nature. Chronic irritation is a medical term signifying that afflictive health conditions have been present for a while. There are many disorders that can cause chronic irritation, the majority involve the skin, vagina, eyes and lungs.
Irritating refers to something causing annoyance, discomfort, or frustration. It is often used to describe unpleasant behavior, circumstances, or stimuli that may provoke impatience, displeasure, or a mild anger. This term can be used to refer to physical sensations or emotional experiences.
The numerical value of irritating in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of irritating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
It's irritating, but I've decided if I'm going to get to work, I have to deal with it, i just have to get through it.
All that stuff has sugar which will change the bacteria and yeast proportions which can cause infections. Those substances can also be irritating to the vaginal skin, so it might seem like a good idea at the time, but you may have either vaginal irritation or a vaginal infection afterwards.
Nothing is as irritating as the fellow who chats pleasantly while he's overcharging you.
May every young scientist remember... and not fail to keep his eyes open for the possibility that an irritating failure of his apparatus to give consistent results may once or twice in a lifetime conceal an important discovery.
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