AskDefine | Define wrathful

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wrathful \Wrath"ful\, a.
Full of wrath; very angry; greatly incensed; ireful; passionate; as, a wrathful man. [1913 Webster]
Springing from, or expressing, wrath; as, a wrathful countenance. "Wrathful passions." --Sprat. [1913 Webster] Syn: Furious; raging; indignant; resentful. [1913 Webster] -- Wrath"ful*ly, adv. -- Wrath"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wrathful adj : vehemently incensed and condemnatory; "they trembled before the wrathful queen"; "but wroth as he was, a short struggle ended in reconciliation" [syn: wroth, wrothful]

Moby Thesaurus

angered, angry, browned-off, cross, heated, incensed, indignant, irate, ireful, livid, mad, pissed, pissed-off, riled up, sore, ticked off, waxy, worked up, wrathy, wroth, wrought-up

English

Pronunciation

  • /ˈɹæθfəl/, /ˈɹɑθfəl/

Adjective

  1. possessed of great wrath; very angry.
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