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irritating

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of irritating

  1. 1 causing annoyance his particularly irritating habit of leaving his dirty clothes on the floor Synonyms of irritating abrasive, aggravating, bothersome, carking, chafing, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, irksome, annoying, maddening, nettlesome, nettling, peeving, pesky, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, pesty, plaguey (also plaguy), rankling, rebarbative, riling, vexatious, vexingWords Related to irritating burdensome, discomforting, displeasing, disquieting, distressing, importunate, importune, inconveniencing; angering, enraging, infuriating; brattish, bratty, mischievous, offensive, troublesome, upsetting; distractive, painful, stressful, tiresome, troubling, trying, worrisome; biting, grating, jangling, jarring, spiny, thornyNear Antonyms of irritating delightful, pleasing

  2. 2 causing an unpleasant tingling sensation this soap leaves a residue that might be a little irritating if you have sensitive skin Synonyms of irritating scratchy, itchy, pricklyWords Related to irritating coarse, harsh, roughNear Antonyms of irritating silken, silky, soft, soothing



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