hyperirritability

noun

hy·​per·​ir·​ri·​ta·​bil·​i·​ty ˌhī-pər-ˌir-ə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē How to pronounce hyperirritability (audio)
: abnormally great or uninhibited response to stimuli
hyperirritable adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hyperirritability was in 1908

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“Hyperirritability.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperirritability. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

hyperirritability

noun

hy·​per·​ir·​ri·​ta·​bil·​i·​ty ˌhī-pə-ˌrir-ət-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē How to pronounce hyperirritability (audio)
plural hyperirritabilities
: abnormally great or uninhibited response to stimuli
hyperirritable adjective
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