Definition for irritated (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), ir·ri·tat·ed, ir·ri·tat·ing.
verb (used without object), ir·ri·tat·ed, ir·ri·tat·ing.
Origin of irritate
Examples from the Web for irritated
Third parties in turn quibbled with his accounts, and he was irritated, but not overly so.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Irritated members of Congress say that the authorization of the train-and-equip mission is merely about optics.U.S. Hasn’t Even Started Training Rebel Army to Fight ISIS|Tim Mak|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her push for public hearings on Packwood irritated her Democratic male colleagues along with the Republicans.And Now Mitch McConnell Is the ‘Pro-Woman’ Candidate!|Eleanor Clift|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We could kill ourselves,” concludes an irritated member of the crew.
The Ukip photographer tried to take a picture, which irritated Farage.Is Britain’s Tea Party Turning Politics Upside Down?|Nico Hines|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Julian, irritated by the whole circumstances of his detention, answered the Justice's interrogation in rather a lofty tone.Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott
By this means David took away all the grace of the transaction, and irritated Absalom.The Expositor's Bible: The Second Book of Samuel|W. G. Blaikie
I was so foolish as to be irritated at Philip's manner, when he was giving me some good advice, and I am very sorry.'The Heir of Redclyffe|Charlotte M. Yonge
Who would not be irritated by a splinter, he asks, if the irritation leads to such an inrush of divine power and grace?A Handful of Stars|Frank W. Boreham
However, Eldredge didnt appear and so Myron went across to Sohmer, still sore and irritated, to find an empty study.Full-Back Foster|Ralph Henry Barbour
British Dictionary definitions for irritated
Word Origin for irritate
Word Origin and History for irritated
1530s, "stimulate to action, rouse, incite," from Latin irritatus, past participle of irritare "excite, provoke." An earlier verb form was irrite (mid-15c.), from Old French irriter. Meaning "annoy, make impatient" is from 1590s. Related: Irritated; irritating.