Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb nettle

2 senses of nettle

Sense 1
nettle, urticate -- (sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation)
       => bite, sting, burn -- (cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face")

Sense 2
annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil -- (cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves")
       => displease -- (give displeasure to)

Antonyms of adj nettled

1 sense of nettled

Sense 1
annoyed, irritated, miffed, nettled, peeved, pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled, steamed, stung -- (aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay")

INDIRECT (VIA displeased) -> pleased -- (experiencing or manifesting pleasure)

Similarity of adj nettled

1 sense of nettled

Sense 1
annoyed, irritated, miffed, nettled, peeved, pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled, steamed, stung -- (aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay")
       => displeased (vs. pleased) -- (not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure)

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