Abirritation
Abirritation Ab*ir`ri*ta"tion, n. (Med.) A pathological condition opposite to that of irritation; debility; lack of strength; asthenia. [1913 Webster]

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  • Abirritation — (v. lat.), Schwäche aus Entziehung od. Mangel der Lebensreize …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • abirritation — Med. (æbˌɪrɪˈteɪʃən) [f. L. ab off, away + irritation.] A condition of the system opposite to that of irritation; a depressed condition of the various tissues. Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • abirritation — noun A pathological condition opposite to that of irritation; debility; want of strength; asthenia …   Wiktionary

  • abirritation — Obsolete term for diminution or abolition of irritability in a part. [L. ab, from, + irrito, pp. atus, to irritate] * * * ab·ir·ri·ta·tion (ab ir ĭ taґshən) 1. diminished responsiveness to stimulation. 2. atony …   Medical dictionary

  • abirritation —   , n. loss of sensitiveness in tissues; debility …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • abirritate — abirritation, n. abirritative, adj. /ab ir i tayt /, v.t., abirritated, abirritating. Med. to make less irritable; soothe. [AB + IRRITATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • abirritate — abirritation, n. abirritative, adj. /ab ir i tayt /, v.t., abirritated, abirritating. Med. to make less irritable; soothe. [AB + IRRITATE] * * * abirritate, v. Med. (æbˈɪrɪteɪt) [f. L. ab off, away + …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abirritative — Ab*ir ri*ta*tive, a. (Med.) Characterized by abirritation or debility. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abirritative — adjective Characterized by abirritation or debility …   Wiktionary

  • abirritate — /æbˈɪrəteɪt/ (say ab iruhtayt) verb (t) (abirritated, abirritating) Medicine to make less irritable. {ab 1 + irritate} –abirritation /æbˌɪrəˈteɪʃən/ (say ab.iruh tayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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