Irritating and Soothing


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Irritating adjective – Causing an unpleasant tingling sensation.
Usage example: this soap leaves a residue that might be a little irritating if you have sensitive skin

Soothing is an antonym for irritating in annoying topic.
Nearby Words: irritate, irritable, irritation, irritated, irritability
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Soothing adjective – Tending to calm the emotions and relieve stress.
Usage example: the soothing music eventually put the entire yoga class in the proper mood

Irritating is an antonym for soothing.
Nearby Words: soothe, soothed, soother, sooth, soothingly
Antonyms for Soothing
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presence irritating presence soothing presence
effect irritating effect soothing effect
way irritating way soothing way
voice irritating voice soothing voice
Other nouns: programme, variant.
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