Definition of irate in English:

irate

Syllabification: i·rate
Pronunciation: /īˈrāt
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

irately

adverb
More example sentences
  • John slapped his palm against the wall, irately.
  • Afterwards, James was confronted by both Nicholas and Jonathan, who both begged him to explain why he had behaved so irately before the court.
  • She could hear someone talking - and rather irately at that.

irateness

noun
More example sentences
  • Through frustration, fear, irateness, sadness, and loss, they maintain their posture through their individual characters.
  • She clearly shows signs of irateness towards her husband who deliberately tries to wind people up to a breaking point.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin iratus, from ira 'anger'.

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