Examples of ire in a Sentence
He directed his ire at the coworkers who reported the incident.
the patronizing comment from the snooty waiter roused her ire
Recent Examples of ire from the Web
The committees have focused much of their ire on Strzok, who was interviewed privately by lawmakers on the two committees for 11 hours last month.
Save your ire for the president and for the DOJ and for Sarah Sanders lying in front of the podium.
Fans on social media have turned their ire on Meram.
Although auto tariffs would be aimed broadly at imports, with cars from major manufacturing hubs such as Mexico, Canada and Japan all likely to be affected, Trump has singled out German cars as the object of his ire.
But Schmidt is clear that his ire is not with Trump alone.
The president has focused much of his ire on China and Mexico.
Danius went public with her ire towards the remaining members of the Swedish Academy.
The president also turned his ire on the two men who stand between him and a bid to disband the Russia investigation.
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belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness;
Synonym Discussion of ire
- tried to hide his anger
- cheeks flushed with ire
- shook with rage
- could not contain his fury
- a comment that caused general indignation
- I feared her wrath if I was discovered
IRE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ire for English Language Learners
: intense anger
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