Irritation



[ir-i-tey-shuh n] /ˌɪr ɪˈteɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of irritating or the state of being irritated.
2.
something that irritates.
3.
Physiology, Pathology.

/ˌɪrɪˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
something that irritates
2.
the act of irritating or the condition of being irritated
n.

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)
n.

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