Definition of ire in English:

ire

Syllabification: ire
Pronunciation: /ī(ə)r
 
/

noun

Derivatives

ireful

adjective
More example sentences
  • Mr. Rochester was a princely and heroic master, and, despite his ireful frown and brusque, moody manner, Jane felt at ease in his presence.
  • Yet another ireful king, Cyrus of Persia, destroyed the river Gyndes because one of his horses drowned in it.
  • Their ambivalent ireful mood is a manifestation of the ouroboric primal affect, self-envy.

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin ira.

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