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irritable

view main entry for irritable adjective  /ˈɪrɪtəb(ə)l/
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irritability

  /ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
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misophonia

a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

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