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1. ire

noun. ['ˈaɪr'] belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins).

Synonyms

  • wrath
  • mortal sin
  • ira
  • anger

Antonyms

  • sorrow
  • hate
  • love
  • fearlessness

Etymology

  • ire (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Ire

  • martyre
  • glenayre
  • striar
  • o'dwyer
  • smyre
  • skier
  • schreyer
  • wyre
  • tyre
  • myre
  • lyre
  • hyre
  • gyr
  • beijer
  • eir

Sentences with ire


1. Noun, singular or mass
Moving bags around and packing up early are other disruptive behaviors that could draw the ire of an instructor.

Quotes about ire


1. Don't Mess with the Queen {Couplet} The first man harnessing the secrets of fireCannot compare with the revelation of your sovereign ire.
- Beryl Dov

2. Earth Smile The lip of the mountain smiles ochrewhen the drumming raindrops take root.Pigments from yellow to deep orange to brown,form crowns of light, mirrors reflecting fire ~the ire in the earth, the smirk of the dirt.
- Beryl Dov

2. ire

noun. ['ˈaɪr'] a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance.

Synonyms

  • enragement
  • bad temper
  • hackles
  • umbrage
  • anger
  • emotion
  • ill temper
  • rage
  • fury
  • infuriation
  • offense
  • dander
  • madness
  • outrage
  • chafe
  • annoyance
  • huffiness
  • choler
  • indignation
  • offence

Antonyms

  • defence
  • intelligence
  • sanity
  • please

Etymology

  • ire (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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