irritancy

1 of 2

noun (1)

ir·​ri·​tan·​cy
ˈirətənsē,
-ətən-,
-si also -ətᵊn-
plural -es
Roman, civil, & Scots law
: a making or the quality or state of being made null and void : invalidation

irritancy

2 of 2

noun (2)

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plural -es
: the quality or state of being irritating

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

irritant entry 1 + -cy

Noun (2)

irritant entry 2 + -cy

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“Irritancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irritancy. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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