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Meaning of "irritably" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IRRITABLY

irritably  [ˈɪrɪtəblɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IRRITABLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Irritably is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES IRRITABLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of irritably in the English dictionary

The first definition of irritably in the dictionary is in a way which is quickly irritated, easily annoyed or peevish. Other definition of irritably is in a way which is capable of responding to such stimuli as heat, light, and touch. Irritably is also abnormally sensitively.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IRRITABLY


charitably
ˈtʃærɪtəblɪ
creditably
ˈkredɪtəblɪ
debatably
dɪˈbeɪtəblɪ
discreditably
dɪsˈkredɪtəblɪ
equitably
ˈɛkwɪtəblɪ
excitably
ɪkˈsaɪtəblɪ
habitably
ˈhæbɪtəblɪ
heritably
ˈhɛrɪtəblɪ
hospitably
hɒsˈpɪtəblɪ
indictably
ɪnˈdaɪtəblɪ
indubitably
ɪnˈdjuːbɪtəblɪ
inequitably
ɪnˈekwɪtəblɪ
inevitably
ɪnˈɛvɪtəblɪ
inheritably
ɪnˈhɛrɪtəblɪ
inhospitably
ˌɪnhɒsˈpɪtəblɪ
inimitably
ɪnˈɪmɪtəblɪ
profitably
ˈprɒfɪtəblɪ
ratably
ˈreɪtəblɪ
uncharitably
ʌnˈtʃærɪtəblɪ
veritably
ˈverɪtəblɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IRRITABLY

irrigation system
irrigational
irrigative
irrigator
irriguous
irrision
irrisory
irritability
irritable
irritable bowel syndrome
irritableness
irritancy
irritant
irritate
irritated
irritating
irritatingly
irritation
irritative
irritator

WORDS THAT END LIKE IRRITABLY

acceptably
adjustably
comfortably
countably
delectably
immutably
indisputably
irrefutably
lamentably
notably
predictably
probably
regrettably
reputably
respectably
stably
suitably
unacceptably
unaccountably
uncomfortably
unforgettably

Synonyms and antonyms of irritably in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «irritably» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IRRITABLY

Find out the translation of irritably to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of irritably from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «irritably» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

暴躁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

irritado
570 millions of speakers

English

irritably
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिड़चिड़पन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بانفعال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

раздраженно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

irritada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

irritably
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

irrité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersalah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gereizt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

いらいら
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

걸핏하면
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Irritably
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cáu kỉnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

irritably
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विचित्रपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kızgınlıkla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

irritato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

irytacją
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

роздратовано
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nervos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εκνευρισμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ergerlik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

irriterat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

irritert
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of irritably

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IRRITABLY»

The term «irritably» is regularly used and occupies the 58.960 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IRRITABLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «irritably» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «irritably» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about irritably

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IRRITABLY»

Discover the use of irritably in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to irritably and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Ambiguous Flame
“Look, sir, we don't make short cuts for people who wanna adopt outside of the regular system,” the woman replied irritably, straightening a stack of papers by banging them against the desk, “Just sign these papers and we'll get you some ...
Christian Clason
2
O Lost: A Story of the Buried Life
he burst out irritably. Ben was twenty. Men did not think of his age. "Would you like some cold pork, son?" said Colby, with his yellow malicious grin. Ben made a retching noise in his throat, and put his hand upon his stomach. "What's the matter ...
Thomas Wolfe, Arlyn Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph Bruccoli, 2000
3
There Are Only So Many Tomorrows
she said irritably. “Youjust said you did not ask her!” he insisted impetuously. Then there was an unsettling pause. “It's Tsedi, isn't it?” he suggested quietly. “ What?” “He's there with you, isn't he?” he demanded suspiciously. “No, it has nothing ...
Jay Gubula, 2013
4
The Amish Catapult
The table creaked irritably under the weight of the parcel that Jesus set gently on it, although to be fair it would creak irritably under most weights, including a halffull cup of coffee, or a small plate ofbeans. Paper was acceptable though.
John DeGraffenried, 2010
5
Zephyr of Change
snarled Kate irritably. Joseph didn't seem surprised that Kate knew his voting record. “And in exchange for that, I got youth programs, expanded welfare for the poor, and better security for our schools,” he retorted irritably. “Which you wouldn' t ...
Ethan Shaw, 2013
6
A Companion to the Philosophy of Action
Irritably criticizing a friend, however, is an action, and might be explained by the fact that my blood sugar is low, which I don't know. But when philosophers speak of 'unconscious explanations of action,' this is often not the kind of case they ...
Timothy O'Connor, Constantine Sandis, 2011
7
Sam, This is You:
irritably. "I'm. busy. I've. got. ti. go collect the money you've made for us." "You collect money? [get in trouble and you collect money?" "I have to," his voice said with the impatient patience of one speaking to 1 small idiot child, "before you can  ...
Murray Leinster, 2014
8
Arms and the Man:
(irritably). Don't. frighten. me. like. that. What. is. it? RAINA. Your pistol! It was staring that officer in the face all the time. What ar escape! MAN (vexed at being unnecessarily terrified). Oh, is that all? RAINA (staring at him rather superciliously , ...
Bernard Shaw, 2014
9
Fifteen Flags
irritably,. “OK. OK!” It was his only Americanism and it gave Ira no feeling of confidence. The snow had stopped as the temperature fell but it was getting dark. Visibility was poor and their eyes smarted with the effort of holding the light. Suddenly ...
Ric Hardman, 2001
10
A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines
Here, a mysterious narrator intertwines these parallel lives into a double helix of genius and anguish, wonderfully capturing not only two radiant, fragile minds but also the zeitgeist of the era. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Janna Levin, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IRRITABLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term irritably is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Susan Shelley: Rent control ages badly in Los Angeles - Daily News
“Water up 24 percent, sewer charges up 44 percent, trash collection up 30 percent,” one owner said irritably. “We can't control how much water ... «LA Daily News, Jul 15»
2
Curious case of Sir Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes - HeraldNet.com
Holmes, now 93 and long retired to the countryside, irritably brushes aside the cap and the pipe as the fancies of those stories Dr. Watson used ... «HeraldNet, Jul 15»
3
Hot and bothered Italian farm animals need cooling, farmers install …
Animals can't actively escape the heat or advocate for themselves. They show discomfort by refusing to eat, behaving irritably, sleeping more. «Examiner.com, Jul 15»
4
Batman: Arkham Knight: A Matter of Family (DLC)
When trying to leave the ferris wheel, for instance, Batgirl turned around in mid-air and irritably informed me that we needed to stay there until ... «High-Def Digest, Jul 15»
5
'The Secret' and 'Law of Attraction': Does it Work? A Case Study.
"Come on," she said irritably. I guess she wasn't too fooled by my fake chirpiness. We sat in the car in stony silence. I decided I had to break the ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
6
July 13: Civil unions
Cyclists approaching from the front irritably bell-ring or wave one aside, as though the pedestrian – for whom the pavement was created ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
7
Andy Murray returns to Wimbledon to see brother Jamie fail in …
Ahead of today's final the 29-year-old was eager to avoid 'Murray Mania' surrounding his sibling, irritably telling reporters: 'I've got my own ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
8
cook's books: a blogger's recipes inspired by literature – in pictures
Book: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (1980). Scene: “'Mother, are you making a scene?' Ignatius asked irritably. 'Can't you ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
9
GUY HENDERSON: Golf might not be game for me
What on earth are you going to do with that lot, Mrs H also wondered, a little more irritably. Well, Uncle Malcolm, you will find quite a few of ... «Torquay Herald Express, Jul 15»
10
Cruel and undemocratic: Government inaction over 'performing …
When not on show, there is nothing for them to do but pace their tiny spaces restlessly, irritably, or lie imprisoned. Anyone with a modicum of ... «The News Hub, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Irritably [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/irritably>. Jun 2020 ».
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