Synonyms for irritation

Synonyms for (noun) irritation

Synonyms: annoyance, annoying, irritation, vexation

Definition: the act of troubling or annoying someone

Similar words: mistreatment

Definition: the practice of treating (someone or something) badly

Usage: he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother

Synonyms: aggravation, provocation, irritation

Definition: unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment

Similar words: aggression

Definition: deliberately unfriendly behavior

Synonyms: soreness, irritation, discomfort

Definition: an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress

Similar words: hurt, suffering

Definition: feelings of mental or physical pain

Synonyms: irritation, temper, pique

Definition: a sudden outburst of anger

Usage: his temper sparked like damp firewood

Similar words: annoyance, vexation, chafe

Definition: anger produced by some annoying irritation

Synonyms: excitation, innervation, irritation

Definition: the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland

Similar words: arousal

Definition: a state of heightened physiological activity

Synonyms: annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation

Definition: the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

Similar words: mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state

Definition: (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

Usage: a manic state

Synonyms: irritation

Definition: (pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation

Usage: any food produced irritation of the stomach

Similar words: abnormalcy, abnormality

Definition: an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

Similar words: sensitisation, sensitization

Definition: the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)

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