Irritable



[ir-i-tuh-buh l] /ˈɪr ɪ tə bəl/

adjective
1.
easily or annoyed; readily excited to impatience or anger.
2.
Physiology, Biology. displaying .
3.
Pathology. susceptible to physical .
4.
Medicine/Medical. abnormally sensitive to a stimulus.
/ˈɪrɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
quickly irritated; easily annoyed; peevish
2.
(of all living organisms) capable of responding to such stimuli as heat, light, and touch
3.
(pathol) abnormally sensitive
adj.

1660s, from French irritable and directly from Latin irritabilis “easily excited,” from irritare (see irritate). Related: Irritably.

irritable ir·ri·ta·ble (ĭr’ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.

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