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abirritant

ab·ir·ri·tant
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-ir-i-tuh nt]
    • /æbˈɪr ɪ tənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-ir-i-tuh nt]
    • /æbˈɪr ɪ tənt/

Definitions of abirritant word

  • adjective abirritant relieving irritation 3
  • noun abirritant any drug or agent that relieves irritation 3
  • noun abirritant a soothing medication. 1
  • adjective abirritant relieving or lessening irritation; soothing. 1
  • noun abirritant (medicine) A medicine that diminishes irritation. 0
  • adjective abirritant (medicine) Acting to diminish irritation; soothing. 0

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Origin of abirritant

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; ab- + irritant

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Parts of speech for Abirritant

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

abirritant popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

abirritant usage trend in Literature

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