Meaning of irritancy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɪrɪt(ə)nsi/


See irritant

‘I think other fish-farmers regarded me with curiosity and some irritancy.’
  • ‘There was also a consistent exposure-time interaction for all three symptoms, suggesting a diminution in the potency of formaldehyde's irritancy during the weeks of the semester.’
  • ‘This is another test that measures irritancy by using pumpkin rind to simulate the effect of a test substance on human skin.’
  • ‘‘Good morning to you, too,’ Marshall's voice replied with a hint of irritancy.’
  • ‘Safety tests include those for corrosivity, toxicity, irritancy and allergenicity.’