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adjective as in annoyed

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He says that though Brown’s scalp is extremely irritated from the extensive use of chemicals, she has retained some of her hair.

Stay calm and polite It’s natural to feel startled, nervous and irritated when a uniformed stranger questions your family relationships — especially before or after a lengthy overseas trip.

I try my best not to take this out on anyone else, and I can often talk myself down after the fact, but I really wish I could not get irritated in the first place.

During the hearing, Callaway grew increasingly irritated at what he viewed as the federal government’s failure to help the clearly struggling hospitals.

Playing in a mask initially “irritated” BU’s Jonas Harper, he said, but he adjusted, helped by the Terriers having practiced with them since September.

Third parties in turn quibbled with his accounts, and he was irritated, but not overly so.

Irritated members of Congress say that the authorization of the train-and-equip mission is merely about optics.

Her push for public hearings on Packwood irritated her Democratic male colleagues along with the Republicans.

The fact that most audiences end up feeling some degree of sympathy for Mother Courage irritated Brecht to no end.

“We could kill ourselves,” concludes an irritated member of the crew.

The fighting section of the Filipinos was intensely irritated at not having been allowed to enter and sack the capital.

Ethel's mind was in too irritated and tumultuous a state for her to derive her usual solace from Cube Root.

Ethel thought it useless, and was teased by it; and though her answers were chiefly correct, they were given in an irritated tone.

Even the paradoxes he indulged in, which sometimes irritated and sometimes amused us, bore the stamp of genius and thought.

Poor unfortunates, how irritated and nervous they are growing as their trial day draws near!


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to irritated, such as: angry, bothered, disturbed, troubled, angered, and irked.

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