Example sentences for: irritable

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

  • Self's cleverest invention is probably the chimps' language: They convey words to each other by signing and touching each other's fur, and they add emotional inflection with grunts like euch-euch (irritable) and hooograa (friendly, inclusive).

  • The mini-orgy of media-bashing in this space two days ago made kausfiles seem like the organ of some irritable neoconservative rebelling against the dominance of sentimental liberalism--someone like Hilton Kramer, maybe, or David Horowitz, or Martin Peretz.

  • If watching the bug-eyed and irritable Fiennes wrestle with this nonissue for 90 minutes sounds like fun to you, then don't hold back on my account.

  • What seems to work: A traditional Chinese therapy, moxibustion, which involves burning an herb next to the big toe, proved safe and effective for stimulating fetal movement to avoid breech deliveries; Yoga-style stretching helps combat carpal tunnel syndrome; and traditional Chinese herbs alleviate irritable bowel syndrome.

  • I have to admit, I began the first Harry Potter book in a mood of irritable skepticism.


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