Synonyms of irritation in English:


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1‘‘I found it for myself,’ she said, trying not to show her irritation’

annoyance, infuriation, exasperation, vexation, indignation, impatience, crossness, displeasure, resentment, gall, chagrin, pique
anger, rage, fury, wrath, outrage, temper
informal aggravation
literary ire


2‘I realize my presence here is an irritation for you’

irritant, source of irritation, source of vexation, annoyance, source of annoyance, thorn in someone's flesh, thorn in someone's side, pinprick, pest, bother, trial, torment, plague, inconvenience, nuisance, bugbear, menace
informal aggravation, peeve, pain, pain in the neck, bind, bore, headache, hassle
Scottish informal nyaff, skelf
North American informal pain in the butt, nudnik, burr in someone's saddle, burr under someone's saddle
Australian informal fair cow
Australian, New Zealand informal nark
British vulgar slang pain in the arse
North American vulgar slang pain in the ass