Associations to the word «Ire»


IRE, noun. (Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
IRE, noun. (literary) (poetic) Great anger; wrath; keen resentment.
IRE, verb. (transitive) To anger; to fret; to irritate.

Dictionary definition

IRE, noun. A strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance.
IRE, noun. Belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins).

Wise words

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