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Vocabulary: irritation and annoyance
Among negative emotions and feelings, we must also think of irritability, exasperation, and 'bad temper'. Even if we never want to face these reactions, it may be useful to "put a word on them" when we meet them.
|To irritate/ irritating/ irritability|
|Tiresome/ irksome/ vexing|
|A vexation/ to vex = to irritate; annoy; provoke.|
A humiliation: a feeling of great embarrassment because of a painful loss of pride, self-respect, or dignity // to hurt sb/ to offend sb: to irritate, annoy, or anger; cause resentful displeasure in; to insult.
He's so irritating! He's visibly vexed!
|To be a nuisance/ be a nuisance to sb|
|What a nuisance!: a person(or thing)causing annoyance or bother.|
|To pester sb/ to disturb sb|
|To exasperate sb/ to aggravate sb/ exasperating|
|To badger sb with|
|Indignant / indignation|
| To be trying: straining one's patience and goodwill; irritating.|
|To be ruffled : disturbed, irritated.|
Displeasure/ discontent(ment) / to be displeased with
| Touchy/ touchiness: likely to take offence for some slight reason; irritable. |
|huffy/ to be in a huff; annoyed; offended.|
... ruffled by adversity
- To be in a (bad) temper/ to be bad-tempered.
- To be in a foul temper.
- To have a quick temper/ to be quick-tempered.
- To fly into a temper: to fly into a rage.
- To have a hot temper/ to be hot-tempered: easily angered.
- To have a nasty temper/ a vile temper.
- He's exasperatingly slow!
- To get sb's goat/ to get on sb's nerves.
- To get hot under the collar: angry, upset.
- To lose patience with somebody (to lose, I lost, lost).
- To try sb's patience/ to try sb: to put to a severe test.
- To raise sb's hackles: to cause anger and resentment.
- To get into a huff: to get into a mood of held back anger; a fit of resentment.
: to get on his nerves...
I hope you'll stay calm for the test... , which shouldn't puzzle you too much!
Go for it and thanks for working with me!
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