a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
The next day, the parents directed their ire at Mr.Jiang.
I felt pain, and then I felt ire; and then I felt a determination to subdue her.
This after Imus's comment about the team raised the ire of civil rights leaders and Rutgers University.