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1irritant

adjective ir·ri·tant \ˈir-ə-tənt\

Definition of IRRITANT

:  causing irritation; specifically :  tending to produce physical irritation
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First Known Use of IRRITANT

1636

2irritant

noun

: something that makes part of your body sore and painful

: something that is unpleasant or annoying : something that irritates you

Full Definition of IRRITANT

:  something that irritates or excites

Examples of IRRITANT

  1. dust and other lung irritants
  2. The delay was a minor irritant.

First Known Use of IRRITANT

1802
IRRITANT Defined for Kids

irritant

noun ir·ri·tant \ˈir-ə-tənt\

Definition of IRRITANT for Kids

1
:  something that is annoying
2
:  something that causes soreness or sensitivity

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