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Definition 1: belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for ire in the sense of this definition

(ire is a kind of ...) an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace

"theologians list seven mortal sins"

Definition 2: a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for ire in the sense of this definition

(ire is a kind of ...) any strong feeling

(... is a kind of ire ) a feeling of intense anger

"hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" "his face turned red with rage"

(... is a kind of ire ) a feeling of intense anger

(... is a kind of ire ) a feeling of anger caused by being offended

"he took offence at my question"

(... is a kind of ire ) a feeling of righteous anger

(... is a kind of ire ) a passing state of anger and resentment

(... is a kind of ire ) a feeling of anger and animosity

"having one's hackles or dander up"

(... is a kind of ire ) a persisting angry mood

(... is a kind of ire ) anger produced by some annoying irritation

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