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Correct spelling:
irritation
Definition:
1. Extreme reaction of the tissues to an insult or injury, incipient inflammation. 2. The normal response of nerve or muscle to a stimulus. 3. The provocation of a normal or exaggerated reaction in the tissues by the application of a stimulus.

Synonyms:

noun
a disturbed mental state
anger, annoyance, discomfort, exasperation, provocation, stress, upset, vexation.
aggravation
annoyance, arousal, bedevilment, bother, discomposure, disturbance, enragement, exacerbation, exasperation, harassment, ire, perturbation, petulance, provocation, scorn, trouble, virulence.
difficulty
bafflement, millstone, quandary, vicissitude, hangup.
discontentment
angst, anxiety, boredom, cheerlessness, despondence, disgruntlement, displeasure, disquiet, ennui, frustration, gloominess, inquietude, joylessness, sourness, uneasiness, unhappiness, wretchedness, non-satisfaction.
dudgeon
dudgeon.
friction
resistance, wearing away, Fretting, Trituration, Filings, gratings, scrapings, raspings, grindings.
irritation
aggravation, annoyance, annoying, botheration, discomfort, excitation, innervation, pique, provocation, soreness, temper, vexation.
nerves
neurasthenia, sleeplessness, tenseness.
nuisance
pesterer, botherment, pesterers, poor excuse.
pain
ache, affliction, agony, anguish, bite, bruise, burn, chafing, cramp, crick, discomfort, distress, earache, grief, gripe, headache, hurt, inflammation, infliction, injury, malaise, misery, pain, painfulness, pang, rack, smarting, sore, spasm, stab, sting, stitch, suffering, throb, throe, torment, torture, wound, wrench, Migraine, Back Ache.
painfulness
acuteness, aggravation, arduousness, cruelty, distressfulness, odiousness, offensiveness, oppressiveness, severity, uncomfortableness, unpleasantness, woefulness, annoyingness, grievousness, hurtfulness, irksomeness.
pest
badgerer, tormentor, tormentors, crashing bore, thorn in side.
rage
ferocity, hysteric, hysterics, wingdings, ravings, wingding, ferocities.
resentment
acerbity, antagonism, bile, bitterness, discontent, dissatisfaction, envy, huffiness, ill humor, indignation, infuriation, offense, pique, rancor, resentment, soreness, spite, sullenness, umbrage, vexation, wrath, hard feelings.
sensitivity
excitability, hypersensitivity, inflammation, irritability, oversensitiveness, soreness, susceptibility, susceptibleness, tenderness, tenseness, Rawness, oversensitivity.
shame
self-disgust, self-reproach, self-reproof, shamefacedness, stupefaction, skeleton in the cupboard, Pudency, loss of face, bad conscience, skeleton in cupboard.
state
irritation.
susceptibility
sensitivity.
unrest
moodiness, bickerings.
Examples of usage:
  1. There was irritation in the man's tone. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. What caused him irritation in his sitting posture? – Ulysses by James Joyce
  3. " All right," said the young man, with a scarcely concealed movement of irritation. – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  4. " No," I replied with irritation. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  5. Thord observed him attentively, and saw that his soul was absorbed by some deep- seated intellectual irritation. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli

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