If you have to wait for a long time, you might feel irritated. If someone cuts in front of you in line, you probably feel irritated. And if people keep bumping into you and stepping on your feet, you definitely feel irritated. You might make an irritated face, or make an irritated sound in your throat. Urrrrrgh.
If you're feeling easily irritated, then you're in an irritable mood. You're being irritable, meaning you get mad or impatient really easily. Maybe you're irritable when you're hungry, or when you're sad or tired. When your friends or your parents or teachers seem irritable, try to be patient and kind to them. Or bring them a snack! Maybe their irritable mood will pass.
Make a flash card:
You can write your own definition and choose your own picture, or copy mine.
to bug someone or bother someone
Write your own sentence!
You can use any of the ideas I'll suggest, or you can invent your own. Include as much detail as you can!
(Source) Write a sentence with the word IRRITATE, IRRITATING, or IRRITABLE:
Remember: irritating things are annoying and bothersome, making you lose your patience. And irritated people are annoyed and bothered, losing their patience. Finally, irritable people are always annoyed, easily bothered, constantly losing their patience.
Idea 1: "It irritates me when (something happens)."
Idea 2: "It's so irritating when I'm trying to (do something)—but (something keeps happening)."
Idea 3: "I was tired and irritable after (doing something hard or annoying) for (some long length of time)."
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