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Definition of Irritant

Irritant

  1. Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.
  2. Irritating; producing irritation or inflammation.
  3. That which irritates or excites.
  4. Any agent by which irritation is produced; as, a chemical irritant; a mechanical or electrical irritant.
  5. A poison that produces inflammation.

Irritant Quotations

When obedience ceases to be an irritant and becomes our quest, in that moment God will endow us with power.
Ezra Taft Benson

My ultimate vocation in life is to be an irritant.
Elvis Costello

Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant. In each poem, I'm trying to reveal a truth, so it can't have a fictional beginning.
Carol Ann Duffy

It's only in relatively recent years that Hollywood became the playground of multinational corporations which regard movies and TV shows as a minor irritant to their overall activity.
Peter Bart

Like a layer on a pearl, you can't specifically identify the irritant, the moment of the irritant, but at the end of the day, you know you have a pearl.
Ken Burns
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Irritant Translations

irritant in German is aufreizend
irritant in Spanish is irritante
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