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synonyms for irate

  • annoyed
  • enraged
  • exasperated
  • furious
  • incensed
  • indignant
  • infuriated
  • irritated
  • livid
  • angered
  • blown a gasket
  • fuming
  • mad
  • piqued
  • provoked
  • riled
  • steamed
  • ticked off
  • up in arms
  • worked up
  • wrathful
  • wroth
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antonyms for irate

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  • cheerful
  • happy
  • pleased
  • calm
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How to use irate in a sentence

Many spoke to employees as if they were lazy, Johnson said, and workers sometimes had to call police on particularly irate people.
BURGER KING WORKERS ANNOUNCE RESIGNATION WITH A SIGN OUTSIDE RESTAURANT: ‘WE ALL QUIT’MARISA IATIJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I stopped the elephant again and said to the man, "Why art thou irate when the evening is so cool, little man of the city?"
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
"I'll turn the hose on him as he goes out, if you don't mind," the irate mother exclaimed as she left the room.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
So, too, those on the outer edge did not make any hostile movement when the irate instructor went through them with a rush.
TOM FAIRFIELD'S SCHOOLDAYSALLEN CHAPMAN
The charge of the Light Brigade was surpassed by those irate Creoles.
FOUR YEARS IN REBEL CAPITALST. C. DELEON
One indulges him with the hero of the piece: the small, ugly, irate, snuffy quadruped before mentioned.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
He had no more than struck, however, before the irate cowboy had him by the collar and had jerked the lad to his feet.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
"It would serve you right if I washed my hands of you entirely," continued the irate spinster.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
The irate owner searched in vain for his slave and even asked the fisherwoman if she had seen a weeping maiden.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
And over his goggles the colonel looked pleadingly up into his visitor's irate features.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IRATE

  • acerbic
  • acid
  • angry
  • astringent
  • belligerent
  • biting
  • bitter
  • caustic
  • censorious
  • churlish
  • crabby
  • cranky
  • cross
  • cutting
  • indignant
  • irascible
  • irate
  • ireful
  • mad
  • mordant
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • rancorous
  • sarcastic
  • sharp
  • spiteful
  • splenetic
  • tart
  • testy
  • trenchant
  • wrathful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.