Definition of irritative in English:

irritative

adjective

  • See irritate

    • ‘In our recent studies, we found that exposure to petrochemical air pollution is associated with increased rates of acute irritative symptoms in adults.’
    • ‘Both particles and irritative gasses are under suspicion.’
    • ‘Other presentations include irritative voiding, discharge of mucous blood or pus from the umbilicus, and obstructive symptoms.’
    • ‘Patients may also have chills, myalgias, arthralgias, dysuria and irritative urinary symptoms.’
    • ‘Irritated eyes: as the name suggests, it implies dry eyes, burning eyes, light sensitivity, eyestrain are the most pesky and irritative symptoms that trouble the computer user.’

Pronunciation

irritative

/ˈɪrɪtətɪv/