Sentence Examples


  • This irritability is, as you know, chiefly directed to political questions.
  • Irritability resides in the pulvinus,in the pea and bean family, in rosaceous plants and the family Rubiaceae.
  • On the other hand, Gustavus had his full share of the family failings of irritability and suspiciousness, the latter quality becoming almost morbid under the pressure of adverse circumstances.
  • Carlyle's constitutional irritability made him intensely sensitive to petty annoyances.
  • As a satirist and observer he is simply the "Cooper who 's written six volumes to prove he's as good as a Lord" of Lowell's clever portrait; his enormous vanity and his irritability find vent in a sort of dull violence, which is exceedingly tiresome.