Example sentences for: irritation

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

  • Expecting kitschy nouveau-lounge, critics are pleased to find a "sublime and subtle beauty" in the heartfelt, rich album from this unlikely pair (David Browne, Entertainment Weekly ). Costello's lyrics are pared-down and unusually taut, and "Bacharach's arrangements for a 24-piece orchestra should make Babyface weep in envy" (Greg Kot, the Chicago Tribune ). Several critics point out that Costello's voice is not quite up to the task presented by Bacharach's complex melodies, but this is deemed only a minor irritation.

  • If, on the other hand, pollutants are sufficiently concentrated to cause burning eyes and other symptoms of irritation at the application site, these same effects may occur among residents in areas where pollutant concentrations are not highly diluted.

  • The operator said that methylene chloride had caused skin and eye irritation (dibasic esters did not) and he was relieved to not have to worry as much about the consequences of accidental splashes.

  • According to county officials, soil in this area is naturally alkaline such that irritation similar to that observed with exposure to lime-stabilised sludge may occur.

  • You have been managing this very gracefully, I notice with (unbecoming) egotistical irritation.


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