irately

irate

[ahy-reyt, ahy-reyt]
adjective
1.
angry; enraged: an irate customer.
2.
arising from or characterized by anger: an irate letter to the editor.

Origin:
1830–40; < Latin īrātus past participle of īrāscī to be angry, get angry; see irascible, -ate1

irately, adverb
irateness, noun
nonirate, adjective
nonirately, adverb


1. furious, irritated, provoked.


1. calm.
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irate (aɪˈreɪt)
 
adj
1.  incensed with anger; furious
2.  marked by extreme anger: an irate letter
 
[C19: from Latin īrātus enraged, from īrascī to be angry]
 
i'rately
 
adv

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irate
1838, from L. iratus "angry, enraged, violent, furious," pp. of irasci "grow angry," from ira "anger" (see ire).
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