irritant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

irritant (not comparable)

  1. Causing irritation or inflammation.
  2. (law, Scotland) Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.
    • 1603, Hayward, An Answer to the first part of a certaine conference concerning succession
      The states elected Harry, Duke of Anjou, for their king, with this clause irritant; that, if he did violate any part of his oath, the people should owe him no allegiance.

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Noun[edit]

irritant (plural irritants)

  1. Any medication designed to cause irritation
  2. A source of irritation.

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

irritant (masculine and feminine plural irritants)

  1. irritating, annoying

Verb[edit]

irritant

  1. present participle of irritar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French irritant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌi.riˈtɑnt/, /ˌɪ.riˈtɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ir‧ri‧tant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Adjective[edit]

irritant (comparative irritanter, superlative irritantst)

  1. annoying, causing irritation or annoyance; vexatious

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of irritant
uninflected irritant
inflected irritante
comparative irritanter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial irritant irritanter het irritantst
het irritantste
indefinite m./f. sing. irritante irritantere irritantste
n. sing. irritant irritanter irritantste
plural irritante irritantere irritantste
definite irritante irritantere irritantste
partitive irritants irritanters

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

irritant

  1. present participle of irriter

Adjective[edit]

irritant (feminine irritante, masculine plural irritants, feminine plural irritantes)

  1. irritating; annoying

Noun[edit]

irritant m (plural irritants)

  1. (medicine) irritant

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

irrītant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of irrītō