causing irritation; annoying; provoking: irritating questions.

1700–10; irritate + -ing2

irritatingly, adverb
nonirritating, adjective
unirritating, adjective Unabridged
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Word Origin & History

1530s, from L. irritatus, from pp. stem of irritare "excite, provoke." An earlier verb form was irrite (mid-15c.), from O.Fr. irriter.
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Example sentences for nonirritating
It is considered nonirritating, nonsensitizing, and non phototoxic to human skin.
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