intense anger; wrath.
- ireless, adjective
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Critics have implied, without evidence, that Samuelson is in the pocket of Google, but may also hold a special ire for her role leading the Authors Alliance, a group of writers who disavow the more hardline stance of the New York-based Authors Guild.As libraries fight for access to e-books, a new copyright champion emerges | Jeff | November 28, 2020 | Fortune
The Titans gathered, standing on the Ravens logo at midfield at M&T Bank Stadium and drawing the attention and ire of Ravens Coach John Harbaugh.AFC South thrives and the Steelers stay unbeaten in NFL Week 11 | Cindy Boren, Mark Maske, Des Bieler | November 23, 2020 | Washington Post
She attracted the administration’s ire with her blunt assessments in media interviews.
Weber, for instance, has drawn police unions’ ire throughout her tenure in the Capitol after passing numerous reform laws.Sacramento Report: New Police Reform Committee Members Count Police Unions Among Donors | Sara Libby | September 25, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
In August, California carried out its first rotating blackouts since the 2001 energy crisis, drawing the ire of millions who went powerless amid extreme temperatures.California faces widespread power cuts after weeks of destructive wildfires | kdunn6 | September 8, 2020 | Fortune
This time, he drew ire by going after the workers who have even fewer protections: those who make minimum wage.
Later, the curriculum attracted the ire of tea party conservatives, and quickly became a cause celébre for Republicans.
Dinosaurs like Donald Sterling draw the ire of Americans, regardless of political affiliation or ideological tilt.
In choosing to extend her pin up brand into the territory of the sacred mother, she has wandered into a storm of feminist ire.
Enter Indiegogo, whose dubious campaigns have earned it ire from creators and backers alike.Only in the Age of Crowdfunding: $40K Potato Salad | April Siese | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
These stops greatly excited the ire of Berlioz, who declaims against them in his celebrated work on orchestration.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
The F. text has une vielle irese, and M. Mon explains irese by angry, or full of ire.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
Hence, a note in Bell suggests that irish here means 'full of ire.'Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
The low nature and character of the two boys rouses Bruno's ire, and he constantly flies into a rage when he is with them.Maezli | Johanna Spyri
The taunts and jeers thrown out are calculated to stir up ire and ill-feeling; I shall pass them by with disregard.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention | Lucius Eugene Chittenden
British Dictionary definitions for ire (1 of 2)
literary anger; wrath
- ireful, adjective
- irefully, adverb
- irefulness, noun
- ireless, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for Ire. (2 of 2)
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