Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. irritatus, p. p. of irritare,. Of doubtful origin
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. irritāre, -ātum, prob. freq. of irrīre, to snarl, as a dog.
They came down next morning with tired faces and irritable tempers; the women scarcely spoke to Boule de Suif.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
Resistance always excited and irritated him.
"The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete" by Duc de Saint-Simon
But you must admit that the gayety of the one is at least as irritating as the languor of the other!
"Serge Panine, Complete" by Georges Ohnet
Her friend had in the country a mother, sisters, aunts, and numerous relatives whom she did not know and who irritated her.
"The Red Lily, Complete" by Anatole France
This was so unnatural that you may believe it first disgusted, and then irritated me.
"Monsieur de Camors, Complete" by Octave Feuillet
What would you do if, in case you imprudently irritated him, he should change his mind?
"The Honor of the Name" by Emile Gaboriau
He hung silent in irritation.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
The professor felt unduly irritated.
"The Window-Gazer" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
After a while I began to grow irritated.
"The Red Planet" by William J. Locke
Still their neigh can be very irritating.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
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
The law still irritates my sin,
And hardens my proud heart therein:
But grace's melting pow'r renews,
And my corruption strong subdues.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine
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
The bars that hinder his advance
And half obscure the goal,
The stubborn bond of circumstance
That irritates his soul,
The countershafts of arrogance,
All yield to her control.
"Woman's Help" by Hattie Howard
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
In a small study of Finnish women who had recently entered menopause, those who stuck to an aerobic exercise program for six months were less likely to report night sweats, mood swings and irritability than women who didn't exercise.
After giving several talks on his new book, Ray March is irritated with the inevitable audience question about solutions.
A Synthetic Tissue-based In vitro Ocular Irritation Assay .
A-Rod irritated the other players because he was so high-maintenance.
Understand bird body language so that you know when they are irritated with each other.
This irritates Vincent and Steph.
An object or source of dread: also, a continuing source of irritation.
Scented Candles, Air Fresheners Can Be Irritating.
Last night I was irritated by some dogs down the street who didn't seem to want to stop barking.
Softee jingle is an irritant .
Cold temperatures may irritate allergies.
Questions on joblessness irritate Scott.
How To Irritate Kobe Bryant (It's Not That Hard).
BBC Trustee Anthony Fry tells a parliamentary committee he was irritated by the large sum of money paid to George Entwistle who resigned after just 54 days in office.
Here's what can happen after prolonged lack of sleep: heart disease, hypertension, slower reaction times, slurred speech, depression, tremors and irritability.
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?