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Exasperation vs. Irritation

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Exasperationnoun

The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger.

Irritationnoun

The act of irritating or annoying

‘What irritation causes you to be so moody?’;

Exasperationnoun

Increase of violence or malignity; aggravation; exacerbation.

Irritationnoun

The state of being irritated

Exasperationnoun

The act of exasperating or the state of being exasperated; irritation; keen or bitter anger.

‘Extorted from him by the exasperation of his spirits.’;

Irritationnoun

The act of exciting, or the condition of being excited to action, by stimulation; -- as, the condition of an organ of sense, when its nerve is affected by some external body; especially, the act of exciting muscle fibers to contraction, by artificial stimulation; as, the irritation of a motor nerve by electricity; also, the condition of a muscle and nerve, under such stimulation.

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Exasperationnoun

Increase of violence or malignity; aggravation; exacerbation.

Irritationnoun

A condition of morbid excitability or oversensitiveness of an organ or part of the body; a state in which the application of ordinary stimuli produces pain or excessive or vitiated action.

Exasperationnoun

an exasperated feeling of annoyance

Irritationnoun

The act of irritating, or exciting, or the state of being irritated; excitement; stimulation, usually of an undue and uncomfortable kind; especially, excitement of anger or passion; provocation; annoyance; anger.

‘The whole body of the arts and sciences composes one vast machinery for the irritation and development of the human intellect.’;

Exasperationnoun

actions that cause great irritation (or even anger)

Irritationnoun

The act of exciting, or the condition of being excited to action, by stimulation; - as, the condition of an organ of sense, when its nerve is affected by some external body; esp., the act of exciting muscle fibers to contraction, by artificial stimulation; as, the irritation of a motor nerve by electricity; also, the condition of a muscle and nerve, under such stimulation.

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Irritationnoun

A condition of morbid excitability or oversensitiveness of an organ or part of the body; a state in which the application of ordinary stimuli produces pain or excessive or vitiated action.

Irritationnoun

the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

Irritationnoun

a sudden outburst of anger;

‘his temper sparked like damp firewood’;

Irritationnoun

(pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation;

‘any food produced irritation of the stomach’;

Irritationnoun

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

Irritationnoun

an uncomfortable feeling in some part of the body

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Irritationnoun

unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment

Irritationnoun

the act of troubling or annoying someone

Irritation

Irritation, in biology and physiology, is a state of inflammation or painful reaction to allergy or cell-lining damage. A stimulus or agent which induces the state of irritation is an irritant.

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