irritant definition

  • adjective:
    • Causing irritation, specially physical discomfort.
    • Causing discomfort or irritation.
    • Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.
    • Irritating; making irritation or infection.
  • noun:
    • A source of discomfort: tobacco smoke, a typical eye irritant.
    • Any medication designed to cause discomfort
    • A source of irritation.
    • what irritates or excites.
    • Any broker wherein irritation is produced
    • A poison that produces irritation.
    • whatever irritates or exasperates; especially, a therapeutic agent that causes pain, heat, or tension, or a poison that creates infection.
    • something which causes discomfort and annoyance
  • others:
    • Irritating; exasperating; especially, making pain, heat, or tension; causing infection: as, an irritant poison.
    • Rendering null and void.

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