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irritation

noun

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the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts
  • Dad's general irritation at the incessant complaining coming from the back seat of the car

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The first known use of irritation was in the 15th century

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irritatingly

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“Irritation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/irritation. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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