- To render null and void.
- To increase the action or violence of; to heighten
excitement in; to intensify; to stimulate.
- To excite anger or displeasure in; to provoke; to
tease; to exasperate; to annoy; to vex; as, the insolence of a tyrant
irritates his subjects.
- To produce irritation in; to stimulate; to cause to
contract. See Irritation, n., 2.
- To make morbidly excitable, or oversensitive; to fret;
as, the skin is irritated by friction; to irritate a wound by a coarse
- Excited; heightened.