Definition of irritated in English:



  • Showing or feeling slight anger; annoyed.

    ‘the irritated look on Alec's face’
    • ‘An irritated stomach lining can cause pain, nausea or heartburn.’
    • ‘Fluids help keep nasal passages moist, prevent dehydration, and soothe an irritated throat.’
    • ‘Atman's normally calm face grew irritated and impatient.’
    • ‘Calamine lotion is difficult to remove from an irritated area of skin.’
    • ‘This will help loosen respiratory secretions and soothe irritated lungs and breathing passages.’
    • ‘A water mist is continuously sprayed into the tent to provide humidification to soothe the baby's irritated airway.’