Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun irritability

3 senses of irritability

Sense 1
irritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, petulance, choler -- (an irritable petulant feeling)
       => ill humor, ill humour, distemper -- (an angry and disagreeable mood)

Sense 2
excitability, irritability -- (excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part)
       => responsiveness, reactivity -- (responsive to stimulation)

Sense 3
temper, biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness -- (a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; "his temper was well known to all his employees")
       => ill nature -- (a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition)

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