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irritating

adjective

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2 causing an unpleasant tingling sensation
  • this soap leaves a residue that might be a little irritating if you have sensitive skin

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irritating

verb
present participle of irritate

Synonyms & Antonyms of irritating (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to make sore by continued rubbing
  • new shoes usually irritate my feet

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The first known use of irritating was in 1707

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“Irritating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/irritating. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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