Irate
Irate I*rate", a. [L. iratus, fr. irasci to be angry. See {Ire}.] Angry; incensed; enraged. [Recent] [1913 Webster]

The irate colonel . . . stood speechless. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

Mr. Jaggers suddenly became most irate. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]


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  • irate — irate; irate·ly; irate·ness; …   English syllables

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  • irate — (adj.) 1838, from L. iratus angry, enraged, violent, furious, pp. of irasci grow angry, from ira anger (see IRE (Cf. ire)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • irate — [adj] angry angered, annoyed, blown a gasket*, enraged, exasperated, fuming, furious, incensed, indignant, infuriated, irritated, livid, mad, piqued, provoked, riled, steamed*, ticked off*, up in arms*, worked up*, wrathful, wroth; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • irate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ extremely angry. DERIVATIVES irately adverb. ORIGIN Latin iratus, from ira anger …   English terms dictionary

  • irate — [ī rāt′, ī′rāt΄] adj. [L iratus < irasci, to be angry < ira, IRE] angry; wrathful; incensed irately adv. irateness n …   English World dictionary

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  • irate — [[t]aɪre͟ɪt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone is irate, they are very angry about something. The owner was so irate he almost threw me out of the place... She then wrote an extremely irate letter to the New Statesman about me. Syn: incensed, furious …   English dictionary

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