abirritate


abirritate
/æbˈɪrəteɪt/ (say ab'iruhtayt)

verb (t) (abirritated, abirritating)
Medicine
to make less irritable.
{ab-1 + irritate}
abirritation /æbˌɪrəˈteɪʃən/ (say ab.iruh'tayshuhn), noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Abirritate — Ab*ir ri*tate, v. t. [Pref. ab + irritate.] (Med.) To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abirritate — abirritation, n. abirritative, adj. /ab ir i tayt /, v.t., abirritated, abirritating. Med. to make less irritable; soothe. [AB + IRRITATE] * * * abirritate, v. Med. (æbˈɪrɪteɪt) [f. L. ab off, away + …   Useful english dictionary

  • abirritate — abirritation, n. abirritative, adj. /ab ir i tayt /, v.t., abirritated, abirritating. Med. to make less irritable; soothe. [AB + IRRITATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • abirritate — verb To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate. See Also: abirritant …   Wiktionary

  • abirritate —   v.t. Medicine, reduce irritation or sensitiveness …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • relieve — v 1. alleviate, palliate, mitigate, abate, reduce, lessen; allay, assuage, soothe, calm, pacify, appease, Med. abirritate; subdue, quell, slake, quench, ease, salve. 2. comfort, console, solace, rest; minister to, attend, doctor, treat; curé,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder