Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make furious; enrage.
  • adjective Furious.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To render furious or mad; enrage; make raging.
  • Enraged; raging; mad: as, an infuriate lunatic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To render furious; to enrage; to exasperate.
  • adjective Enraged; raging; furiously angry; infuriated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make furious or mad with anger; to enrage

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make furious

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Medieval Latin īnfuriāre, īnfuriāt- : Latin in-, intensive pref.; see in– + Latin furiāre, to enrage (from furia, fury; see fury).]

Examples

  • For those who haven't read this, it's in Chapter 1, where after a paragraph introducing me to his readership he says that I 'infuriate' him, and goes on to say why.

    On having a row with John Humphrys

  • For those who haven't read this, it's in Chapter 1, where after a paragraph introducing me to his readership he says that I 'infuriate' him, and goes on to say why.

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  • That could "infuriate" the Greens, federal Labor's minority government partner.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • They will "infuriate" their voters if they don't keep their promise to pass repeal in the House.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The new speed limit area will cover an area North to South from Bolton St.to St.St.phen's Green and West to East from Church St.to Gardiner St. But the Automobile Association has claimed the new limit will 'infuriate' motorists.

    Irish Blogs

  • (not to specify the violation of the seventh commandment), the dancing commenced, each performer beginning with the Walk-round of the negro minstrels, rendering its grotesqueness with a wonderful frankness of movement, and then plunging into the mysteries of her dance with a kind of infuriate grace and a fierce delight very curious to look upon.

    Suburban Sketches

  • All I might add is the obvious: that what is well written about should also be well conceived; should also contain stimulating ideas; should amuse, rough up, inform, contradict, enchant, infuriate, contain kick-ass links, and change and prompt comment from those who visit.

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  • All I might add is the obvious: that what is well written about should also be well conceived; should also contain stimulating ideas; should amuse, rough up, inform, contradict, enchant, infuriate, contain kick-ass links, and change and prompt comment from those who visit.

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  • Any interference will simply serve to infuriate Iranian officials.

    McCain again pans president's Iran response

  • The Tea Partiers, with Professor Reynolds in the lead, are New South, and there is nothing you can do to more infuriate them than the conflate them with the Old. Hence my passion.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Our Own Randy Barnett Talks to Prof. Glenn Reynolds (InstaPundit) About Whether ObamaCare Is Constitutional

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