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Synonyms for irritable

Adjective

1. cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, testy, tetchy, techy, ill-natured (vs. good-natured)
usage: easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
2. irritable, sensitive (vs. insensitive)
usage: abnormally sensitive to a stimulus
3. excitable, irritable, sensitive (vs. insensitive)
usage: capable of responding to stimuli
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