Verb(1) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations(2) excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame(3) excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus
(1) Some topical acne medicines may irritate your skin, especially in the first few weeks that you use them.(2) The top of the femoral canal may be reinforced by a mesh made of a synthetic material that does not irritate the body.(3) Air that is too dry can irritate the lining of your nose, throat and sinuses and may even cause the lining of your nose to bleed.(4) When it comes to people, they irritate the hell out of each other.(5) It may irritate and inflame the eyelids and the white part of the eye.(6) Even though it is natural, senna is harsh and can irritate the lower digestive tract.(7) Their loud voices were beginning to irritate me and I could feel my headache sharpen.(8) Her voice was starting to irritate him; it was high pitched and squeaky.(9) Acne medicine might irritate your skin or make it too dry.(10) Radiation therapy can irritate healthy tissue in its path.(11) his voice tends to irritate(12) Bulky socks often fit poorly, and a poor fit can irritate your skin.(13) The maniacal, simplistic tone of this book is guaranteed to irritate anyone who ever had a thought of their own.(14) After washing, pat the skin dry, don't irritate it by rubbing vigorously.(15) I was talking the other day about types of people who irritate me.(16) Also, some bales may contain fungi or dust that may irritate the respiratory tract of horses.