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i ri tuh bi luh tee

  • n  an irritable petulant feeling
  • n  excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
  • n  a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger

  • A recent Foundation survey of women found that those with hysterectomy reported irritability, diminished sexual desire, fatigue and lost genital sensation.
  • Such ailments, according to briefings commanders get before deploying, begin with mild anxiety and irritability, difficulty sleeping, and growing feelings of apathy and pessimism.
  • If there's one thing a smoker needs in order to quit, it's moral support mostly from friends and family subjected to the short temper and irritability that usually accompany .
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  • CHP tips for surviving BART backup
    Here are some tips from the California Highway Patrol on how to survive the commute traffic backups from the BART transit strike. Stay rested and don't allow yourself to get hungry and thirsty which leads to irritability. Avoid unnecessary braking and lane changes which causes accidents. Secure any loads you are carrying to cut down on debris falling on roadway and further tying up traffic ...
    July 1, 2013 - KTVU

  • Igor Judge in Daily Mail
    Sir Igor, the country's second most senior judge, said that when a person was carrying a knife, "it takes but a moment of irritability, drunkenness, anger, perceived insult or something utterly trivial like a look, for the weapon to be produced -...
  • Kirk Maltby in Vancouver Sun
    As far as irritability, they're both right up there,Maltby said. "It would be kind of fun to see them do a little battle. They both have the gift of gab that's for sure."
  • Keith Primeau in USA Today
    It's primarily fatigue, headaches and a lot of pressure in the front part of my head, and irritability,Primeau said. "I get nauseous and motion sickness, so I can't drive a car right now."

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