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English definition of “irritation”

irritation

noun [C or U] (ANGER)    /ˌɪr.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
C2 the feeling of being angry or annoyed, or something that makes you feel like this: That kind of behaviour is sure to cause irritation. Traffic noise is just one of several minor irritations (= small problems).Anger and displeasure
(Definition of irritation noun (ANGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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