irritation with the Occupy movements has been building across the nation.
I come home sweaty, exhausted, and full of irritation about the three sleeves of Titleists lost in the rough.
Remind me again, how is that supposed to assuage the irritation of recently laid-off employees?
My guess is he developed some irritation from flying and forgot to take his contact lenses out as he dozed off.
But as the joke goes, gay couples will now have to deal with all the irritation and challenges of heterosexual marriage.
Fomentations are chiefly employed to allay pain or irritation, or to promote suppuration or the healthy action of the parts.
That she regarded him with contempt and irritation was as well known.
There was no irritation in it, rather there was satisfaction.
"I hope not—only it is uncomfortable—and needless," he said, with some irritation.
Foyle had not recovered from the irritation caused by his own mistake, otherwise he would not have spoken as he did.
early 15c., in reference to sores and morbid swelling, from Middle French irritation or directly from Latin irritationem (nominative irritatio) "incitement, irritation," noun of action from past participle stem of irritare (see irritate).
irritation ir·ri·ta·tion (ĭr'ĭ-tā'shən)
Extreme incipient inflammatory reaction of the body tissues to an injury.
The normal response of a nerve or muscle to a stimulus.
The evocation of a reaction in the body tissues by the application of a stimulus.