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noun irritation pronunciation in British English /ˌɪrɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
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singularirritation
pluralirritations
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a feeling of being annoyed or impatient

    He could barely contain his irritation at their rudeness.

    1. a.
      [countable] something that annoys you, especially over a period of time

      the noise and irritations of modern life

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