irritation definition

  • noun:
    • The act of irritating.
    • the health of being irritated; vexation: honked the horn with discomfort at the wait.
    • A source of discomfort.
    • Pathology an ailment of swelling, discomfort, or irritability of a bodily organ or component.
    • Physiology The elicitation of activity or response in an animal or plant organ or muscle.
    • The work of irritating, or exciting, or the condition of being irritated; excitement; stimulation, generally of an undue and uncomfortable sort; specifically, pleasure of fury or enthusiasm; provocation; irritation; anger.
    • The work of interesting, or the condition of being excited to activity, by stimulation; -- because, the condition of an organ of feeling, whenever its nerve is afflicted with some exterior human anatomy; esp., the act of exciting muscle mass fibers to contraction, by synthetic stimulation; because, the irritation of a motor neurological by electrical energy; in addition, the healthiness of a muscle and nerve, under such stimulation.
    • A condition of morbid excitability or oversensitiveness of an organ or the main human body; circumstances where the application of ordinary stimuli produces discomfort or exorbitant or vitiated activity.
    • The act of irritating, or exciting, or even the condition to be irritated; excitement; stimulation, often of an undue and uncomfortable sort; especially, excitement of anger or enthusiasm; provocation; annoyance; fury.
    • The work of interesting, or the problem of being excited to action, by stimulation; -- as, the health of an organ of sense, whenever its neurological is afflicted with some outside human body; esp., the work of exciting muscle materials to contraction, by artificial stimulation; ; additionally, the health of a muscle and neurological, under such stimulation.
    • a disorder of morbid excitability or oversensitiveness of an organ or area of the body; a state where the application of ordinary stimuli creates pain or extortionate or vitiated activity.
    • The work of irritating, or perhaps the state to be agitated; impatient or crazy pleasure; provocation; exasperation.
    • Stimulation; incitement; a stirring as much as activity.
    • In physiology, the act of evoking some activity, or modification of state, in a muscle, nerve, or other residing structure, by some substance, actual, or pathological broker; their state or action therefore evoked.
    • an abrupt outburst of anger
    • the neural or electric stimulation of an organ or muscle or gland
    • the mental condition of being irritated or irritated
    • the act of troubling or irritating some one
    • an uncomfortable sense of emotional painfulness or distress
    • unfriendly behavior that triggers anger or resentment
    • (pathology) unusual sensitiveness to stimulation

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