irritant

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

irritant (plural irritants)

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

TranslationsEdit


CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

irritant (masculine and feminine plural irritants)

  1. irritating, annoying

VerbEdit

irritant

  1. present participle of irritar

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French irritant.

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

irritant (comparative irritanter, superlative irritantst)

  1. annoying, causing irritation or annoyance; vexatious

InflectionEdit

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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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

irritant

  1. present participle of irriter

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. irritating; annoying

NounEdit

irritant m (plural irritants)

  1. (medicine) irritant

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

irrītant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of irrītō