Ire - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaɪər|  American pronunciation of the word ire
Brit.  |ˈaɪə|  British pronunciation of the word ire


- a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance (syn: anger, choler)
- belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins) (syn: anger, ira, wrath)


He directed his ire at the coworkers who reported the incident.

...the patronizing comment from the snooty waiter roused her ire...

The proposal has drawn the ire of local residents.

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