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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
aggressive, agitable, all nerves, allergic, anaphylactic, apprehensive, bad-tempered, bearish, bellicose, belligerent, bickering, bitchy, cankered, cantankerous, choleric, churlish, combative, crabbed, crabby, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crotchety, crusty, cussed, delicate, disagreeable, disputatious, divisive, dyspeptic, edgy, emotional, emotionally unstable, empathetic, empathic, eristic, eruptive, excitable, explosive, factional, factious, fearful, feisty, fractious, fretful, frightened, goosy, grouchy, gruff, high-mettled, high-spirited, high-strung, highly emotional, huffish, huffy, hyperesthetic, hyperpathic, hypersensitive, ill-humored, ill-tempered, impatient, inflammable, irascible, itchy, litigious, mean, mettlesome, moody, nerves on edge, nervous, nervy, on edge, ornery, overrefined, oversensible, oversensitive, overstrung, overtender, panicky, partisan, passible, peevish, perturbable, perverse, pettish, petulant, pindling, polarizing, polemic, prickly, pugnacious, quarrelsome, querulous, raspy, refined, responsive, sensitive, short-tempered, shrewish, skittish, snappish, snappy, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, startlish, supersensitive, sympathetic, tactful, temperamental, tender, testy, tetchy, thin-skinned, ticklish, touchy, ugly, uneasy, volcanic, waspish, whiny, wrangling
Dictionary Results for irritable:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious
           young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
           [syn: cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome,
           peevish, peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy,
           testy, tetchy, techy]
    2: abnormally sensitive to a stimulus
    3: capable of responding to stimuli [syn: excitable,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Irritable \Ir"ri*ta*ble\, a. [L. irritabilis: cf. F. irritable.
   See Irritate.]
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   1. Capable of being irritated.
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   2. Very susceptible of anger or passion; easily inflamed or
      exasperated; as, an irritable temper.
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            Vicious, old, and irritable.          --Tennyson.
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   3. (Physiol.) Endowed with irritability; susceptible of
      irritation; capable of being excited to action by the
      application of certain stimuli.
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   4. (Med.) Susceptible of irritation; unduly sensitive to
      irritants or stimuli. See Irritation, n., 3.

   Syn: Excitable; irascible; touchy; fretful; peevish.
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