Example sentences for: irritability

How can you use “irritability” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A truly weird actor who, in Manhunter (1986), made for an eerier Hannibal Lecter than Anthony Hopkins, Cox rules with the kind of settled irritability that suggests why prep schools are petri dishes for acts of adolescence defiance.

  • More than half of all Diclectin ®users reported an adverse effect from the drug, namely drowsiness, with three women also reporting irritability and dry mouth.

  • Depressed mothers have been found to display negative behaviors towards their infants, which have been shown to adversely affect the child during infancy and in later childhood [ 2 3 ] . A more minor and transient condition known as postpartum blues has a much higher incidence, affecting 50% to 80% of new mothers [ 4 ] . Its symptoms, which include weeping, sadness, irritability, anxiety, and confusion, often resolve by the second week of delivery [ 5 ] , but can still have a negative impact on postpartum mothers in the precarious days following birth.

  • Tinnitus severity was evaluated prior to the initiation of treatment by scoring patients' responses in several areas of complaint including sleep problems, quality of life, concentration problems, sensitivity to stress, irritability, and fear of serious illness.

  • He accuses Richardson both of crudeness (he sees sex as the meaning of every painting) and of whitewashing his subject (he downplays Picasso's misogyny): "Without the Continuing Saga of Pablo's Greatness, there's not much there, except some wonderful drawings and a lot of irritability."


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