Etymology
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irate (adj.)

1838, from Latin iratus "angry, enraged, violent, furious," past participle of irasci "grow angry," from ira "anger" (see ire).

updated on September 16, 2011

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Definitions of irate from WordNet

irate (adj.)
feeling or showing extreme anger;
irate protesters
Synonyms: ireful
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