irritate

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From Latin irritatus, past participle of irritare (to excite, irritate, incite, stimulate)

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irritate (third-person singular simple present irritates, present participle irritating, simple past and past participle irritated)

  1. (transitive) To provoke impatience, anger, or displeasure.
  2. (transitive) To introduce irritability or irritation in.
  3. (intransitive) To cause or induce displeasure or irritation.
  4. (transitive) To induce pain in (all or part of a body or organism).
  5. (obsolete) To render null and void.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Archbishop Bramhall to this entry?)

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

irritate f pl

  1. feminine plural of irritato

Verb[edit]

irritate

  1. second-person plural present tense of irritare
  2. second-person plural imperative of irritare
  3. feminine plural past participle of irritare

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

irrītāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of irrītō