non·​ir·​ri·​tat·​ing ˌnän-ˈir-ə-ˌtā-tiŋ How to pronounce nonirritating (audio)
: not causing irritation : not irritating
nonirritating cosmetics
a nonirritating fabric
a nonirritating sound/habit

Examples of nonirritating in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And all this must happen on 1.5 square centimeters of polymer that’s transparent, flexible, nonirritating, fluid-friendly, and free of all the toxic materials normally used in glowing microelectronic components. David H Freedman, Discover Magazine, 2 May 2011 Like how many brands litter their products with meaningless marketing jargon—flippantly using terms such as gentle, soothing, and nonirritating—despite still containing irritants that are too harsh for skin as fragile as mine. Kaleigh Fasanella, Harper's BAZAAR, 3 May 2021 Try Beauty Lab test winner Bare Republic Mineral SPF 30 Face Sunscreen Lotion, which scored perfectly for being gentle and nonirritating in our tests. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 26 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonirritating was in 1871

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“Nonirritating.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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