irritate

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EtymologyEdit

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

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VerbEdit

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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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

irritate f pl

  1. feminine plural of irritato

VerbEdit

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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VerbEdit

irrītāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of irrītō
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