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Meaning of IRE

Pronunciation:  Ir

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  2. [n]  a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance

IRE is a 3 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: anger, anger, choler, ira, wrath
 See Also: annoyance, bad temper, chafe, dander, deadly sin, emotion, enragement, fury, hackles, huffiness, ill temper, indignation, infuriation, madness, mortal sin, offence, offense, outrage, rage, umbrage, vexation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ire\, n. [F., fr. L. ira.]
Anger; wrath. [Poet.]

Syn: Anger; passion; rage; fury. See {Anger}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: a transient madness, anger, angriness, enrage, enragement, fury, grapes of wrath, heat, incense, indignation, infuriate, infuriation, irateness, mad, madden, rage, saeva indignatio, soreness, steam up, umbrage, vials of wrath, wrath, wrathfulness