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irritation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of irritation

  1. the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts <Dad's general irritation at the incessant complaining coming from the back seat of the car> Synonyms aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, exasperation, frustration, grief, annoyance, pip [chiefly British], vexationRelated Words agitation, discomfort, displeasure, distress, disturbance, upset; irritability, irritableness, peeve, perturbation, pet, pique, resentment, snappishness, trouble; anger, angriness, chafe, dander, dudgeon, gall, huff, indignation, irateness, ire, outrage, umbrageNear Antonyms delight, pleasure




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