IRRITABILITY

1. Abnormal sensitivity or excessive responsiveness, as of an organ or body part, to a stimulus. 2. It is a state of excessive, easily provoked anger, annoyance or impatience, see neural irritability.

IRRITABILITY: "Irritability is annoyance, excessive and easily- provoked anger and excessive responsiveness."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "IRRITABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/irritability/ (accessed July 22, 2017).
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