Definition of ire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ire

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈaɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪər//
 
[uncountable](formal or literary)
 
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anger synonym wrath to arouse/raise/provoke the ire of local residents (US English) to draw the ire of local residents The plans provoked the ire of the conservationists. Word Origin Middle English: via Old French from Latin ira ‘anger’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ire