irritated
adjective Date: 1595 subjected to irritation; especially roughened, reddened, or inflamed by an irritant <
irritated eyes
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  • irritated — adj. aroused to impatience or anger; as, made an irritated gesture. Syn: annoyed, nettled, peeved, pissed, stung. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irritated — adj. 1) irritated at (irritated at being awakened so early) 2) irritated to + inf. (he was irritated to see her dancing with someone else) * * * irritated to + inf. (he was irritated to see her dancing with someone else) irritated at (irritated… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Irritated — Irritate Ir ri*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Irritated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Irritating}.] [L. irritatus, p. p. of irritare. Of doubtful origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. To increase the action or violence of; to heighten excitement in; to intensify; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irritated — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, sound ▪ become, get ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly …   Collocations dictionary

  • irritated — ir|ri|tat|ed [ˈırıteıtıd] adj 1.) feeling annoyed and impatient about something irritated about/at/with/by ▪ John was getting irritated by all her questions. see usage note ↑nervous 2.) painful and sore ▪ Her throat and eyes were irritated …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • irritated — ir|ri|tat|ed [ ırı,teıtəd ] adjective 1. ) annoyed or impatient about something: I was beginning to get irritated at the long delay. 2. ) painful, red, or swollen …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • irritated — adjective 1 feeling annoyed and impatient about something (+ about/at/with/by): John was irritated by the necessity for polite conversation. 2 painful and sore …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • irritated — UK [ˈɪrɪˌteɪtɪd] / US [ˈɪrɪˌteɪtəd] adjective 1) annoyed or impatient about something I was beginning to get irritated. 2) painful, red, or swollen …   English dictionary

  • irritated — [ˈɪrɪˌteɪtɪd] adj 1) annoyed or angry about something I was beginning to get irritated.[/ex] 2) painful or swollen …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • irritated — adjective aroused to impatience or anger made an irritated gesture feeling nettled from the constant teasing peeved about being left out felt really pissed at her snootiness riled no end by his lies roiled by the delay • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

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