Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. irritabilitas,: cf. F. irritabilité,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. irritāre, -ātum, prob. freq. of irrīre, to snarl, as a dog.
The work had left him with a curious irritating sense of its distastefulness.
"The Voice of the People" by Ellen Glasgow
Still, he asked himself irritably, why should he care because Nelly Abbott and Betty Gower had seen him using his fists?
"Poor Man's Rock" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Irritated by the growing strength of the new royal castle of Montgomery, he laid siege to it in 1228.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
Besides, her illness made her irritable.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Her calmness irritated Edith.
"The Helpmate" by May Sinclair
She flushed, her vanity irritated.
"Visionaries" by James Huneker
Edmund had indeed only stayed with them long enough to leave a very marked impression of low spirits and irritation.
"Great Possessions" by Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
A rising irritability, engendered by leathery eggs and fostered by Henry's expression, was taking possession of me.
"Our Elizabeth" by Florence A. Kilpatrick
Medicines which allay irritation or irritability of the nervous system.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
M. de Guiche is susceptible, irritable, and easily loses his temper.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
It only irritated Brahms
To tickle him under the arms.
What really helped him to compose
Was to be stroked on the nose.
"Clerihew – Brahms" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
"Be off!" said irritated BOB.
"Why come you here to bother one?
You pharisaical old snob,
You're wuss almost than t'other one!
"Bob Polter" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Let thine own blood assuage the vengeful ire
Of thy too-justly irritated Sire —
Let thine own blood his furious wrath appease,
That all the sorrows of my soul may cease!
"An Earnest Prayer For Pardon Of Sins" by Rees Prichard
Ask thou not ought, as long as thou dost live,
That is repugnant to God's holy Word:
If thou shou'dst ask, what he's not pleas'd to give,
Thy prayer will but irritate the Lord.
"Concerning Prayer, And Its Proper Requisites" by Rees Prichard
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE (irritably):
"Jim? Oh, be d-d to him. Doors are all slammed to him -
Cohen's and Isaac's and old Ikey Mo's.
We would live decently! Up the spout recently
He has shoved everything barring our clothes.
"A Dirge of the Morning After" by C J Dennis
With all its petty pain,
Its irritating littleness and care;
They who have scaled the mountain, with content
Sublime, descend to live upon the plain;
Steadfast as though they breathed the mountain-air
Still, wheresoe'er they went.
"Heroes" by Emma Lazarus
Most Irritating People of 2009.
Irritating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Part 3).
Have you wondered why the most irritated people in the world always call you.
From this point, the service you provide can either soothe - or increase - these feelings of panic and irritation .
The longer he waits, the more irritated he gets.
The survey reveled that irritation level is related to age, income and education.
But only 34 percent of those aged 18-24 and 40 percent of those 25-34, expressed this degree of irritation .
A recent survey from USA Today asked the question – What is the most irritating sound you can think of.
Top 11 Ways to Irritate Your Co-workers.
Here are things that irritate me.
Sometimes business etiquette is simply not irritating other people unnecessarily.
Tony Johnson, 22, of Brooklyn, admitted he is a prime offender when it comes to irritating speech.
Thruway toll hike flap draws in-house irritation .
It is recommended for formulation into sensitive and reactive skin care, acneic skin care, irritated scalp care, sun and after-sun care and anti-mosquito soothing care.
Sean Burnett dealing with irritation in his left elbow, will rest for a couple days.
Synchrotron radiation was an irritant in early electron synchrotrons and storage rings.
The world of synchrotrons
Irritating also because no convincing fault in the Nozieres idea has been found.
Developments in Correlated Fermions
A couple of minor irritants need to be quickly addressed.
Applications of duality theory to cousin complexes
But there are still some irritating results.
Summary Talk: Challenges in Particle Astrophysics
The notation chosen may irritate some readers.
What do quantum "weak" measurements actually measure?